The Life of Amazon Delivery Drivers: Taylorism on Steroids
Flashpoints / 14 Feb 2021/
It used to be that delivery drivers used their own intelligence and knowledge of traffic patterns to determine their routes. Today Amazon delivery center determines the routes and orders the drivers to drive them within time frames which allows no time for a full lunch break, morning and afternoon breaks. No bathrooms are provided by Amazon while these drivers are on the road. Their wages are low, they have no health benefits and are often accused of stealing when driving in rich white neighborhoods. All the more reason for Amazon workers to be unionized!
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