Amazon delivery pressure hurting workers, US labour group says


An analysis of US Occupational Safety and Health Administration data showed that nearly one in five Amazon delivery personnel reported being hurt on the job in 2021. — AP

A labour coalition on May 24 said that Amazon delivery workers are getting hurt due to pressure by the ecommerce giant to quickly distribute heaps of packages to customers.

An analysis of US Occupational Safety and Health Administration data about injuries to Amazon delivery personnel and peers working at outside contractors showed that nearly one in five reported being hurt on the job in 2021, according to a Strategic Organising Center formed by four labor unions.

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