(northjersey.com) A group of New Jersey workers stood in the cold outside an Amazon Books store in Manhattan on Wednesday to remind shoppers that their online purchases are made possible by warehouse employees who often are underpaid and denied normal workplace benefits.
(CBS) “All we’re asking Amazon is to respect their workers, pay them a decent wage. We’re asking for a code of conduct,” said a 73-year-old woman who said she makes $10.90 an hour.
(FIOS 1) (VIDEO) Dozens of SEIU workers marched and protested in front of GG3, a leather and apparel distribution center for a “Fight for $15” rally.
(My Central New Jersey) Warehouse workers at a clothing distribution facility that services such large retailers as Amazon, Walmart, Macy’s and JCPenney held a two-hour strike Wednesday morning.
Companies like Freeze are taking advantage of warehouse workers’ hard work. Freeze is a private clothing company headquartered in New York City that distributes logoed sportswear and t-shirts for large national retailers, including Amazon, JC Penney, Burlington Coat Factory, Macy’s and Walmart.