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Amazon: Speed or Worker Safety #1129596

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 02, 2018
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(Studio: Kate Snow) Report introduced.

(Haslet, Texas: Jo Ling Kent) The charges from Amazon workers that the company prioritizes speed over worker safety examined; scenes shown from a Texas fulfillment center; National Occupational Safety & Health non-profit's statistics on Amazon cited; details given about specific complaints. [Amazon worker Vickie Shannon ALLEN††- calls it a nightmare; defends her First Amendment rights.] Amazon's offers to Allen noted. [Amazon vice president for workplace operations Dave CLARK†- comments on Allen's case & general safety.] A critical warning from former OSHA employee Dr. David Michaels about Amazon quoted. [MICHAELS - says injured people were treated poorly at Amazon.] Amazon's response to OSHA quoted.

Reporter(s):
Snow, Kate;
Kent, Jo Ling
Duration:
00:04:10

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