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The Guardian peek on Alabama’s Amazon rebels: the honour of labour | Editorial

The Guardian peek on Alabama’s Amazon rebels: the honour of labour | Editorial

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“We're not robots” was chosen because the slogan of a GMB-led campaign in opposition to dehumanising work practices at Amazon warehouses. But as of late many of Amazon’s workers are, in catch, managed by them. Self-driving self sustaining robots explain containers to workstations, dictating the rhythm at which items are stacked and sorted. Placing off walking time for personnel has helped Amazon to triple person output. But the even extra relentless trek has led to a reported rise in employee accidents, as corners are cut within the fight to retain up.In most mid-20th-century factory environments, this kind of transparent and recent hazard to smartly being and safety would were taken up by the relevant commerce union. But 21st-century titans of the digital age, equivalent to Amazon’s foun...