A Reckoning at Amazon

The past few years have brought profits and growth to Amazon, but it’s come at a cost to many workers. Amazon warehouse employees are injured on the job at a higher rate than at other companies, even as the company has claimed to prioritize sa…

The past few years have brought profits and growth to Amazon, but it’s come at a cost to many workers. Amazon warehouse employees are injured on the job at a higher rate than at other companies, even as the company has claimed to prioritize safety.

Host Al Letson speaks with Reveal’s Will Evans, who’s been reporting on injuries at Amazon for years. By gathering injury data and speaking with workers and whistleblowers, he has focused national attention on the company’s safety record, prompting regulators, lawmakers and the company itself to address the issue more closely.

Then, we bring back a story by Reveal’s Jennifer Gollan that looks at the most common type of injury at Amazon and other workplaces and why the government chose not to try to prevent it.

We end with a reprise of a story from reporter Laura Sydell about online reviews of products and businesses and how many of them are not what they seem.

Connect with us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram


Print Share Comment Cite Upload Translate
APA
The Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX | Peace (2022-05-17T13:33:53+00:00) » A Reckoning at Amazon. Retrieved from https://www.pea.cx/2022/05/14/a-reckoning-at-amazon/.
MLA
" » A Reckoning at Amazon." The Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX | Peace - Saturday May 14, 2022, https://www.pea.cx/2022/05/14/a-reckoning-at-amazon/
HARVARD
The Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX | Peace Saturday May 14, 2022 » A Reckoning at Amazon., viewed 2022-05-17T13:33:53+00:00,<https://www.pea.cx/2022/05/14/a-reckoning-at-amazon/>
VANCOUVER
The Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX | Peace - » A Reckoning at Amazon. [Internet]. [Accessed 2022-05-17T13:33:53+00:00]. Available from: https://www.pea.cx/2022/05/14/a-reckoning-at-amazon/
CHICAGO
" » A Reckoning at Amazon." The Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX | Peace - Accessed 2022-05-17T13:33:53+00:00. https://www.pea.cx/2022/05/14/a-reckoning-at-amazon/
IEEE
" » A Reckoning at Amazon." The Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX | Peace [Online]. Available: https://www.pea.cx/2022/05/14/a-reckoning-at-amazon/. [Accessed: 2022-05-17T13:33:53+00:00]
rf:citation
» A Reckoning at Amazon | The Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX | Peace | https://www.pea.cx/2022/05/14/a-reckoning-at-amazon/ | 2022-05-17T13:33:53+00:00
https://github.com/addpipe/simple-recorderjs-demo