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Amazon’s Corporate Workers Walk Out to Protest Climate Inaction, Labor Issues

HeadlineJun 02, 2023

In Seattle, hundreds of workers at Amazon’s corporate headquarters walked out Wednesday during a lunchtime demonstration to call out Amazon’s inaction on its climate goals and labor issues at the company.

Amazon worker: “We want Amazon to do better. We want the warehouse workers to have better conditions. We want responsibility towards climate problems and climate impact.”

Workers also protested layoffs affecting 27,000 people since November, and a recent forced return-to-office policy. Amazon corporate workers in other cities and countries took part in the walkout, many of them virtually.

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