Report: Some Amazon workers plan Prime Day stoppage

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Report: Some Amazon workers plan Prime Day stoppage

By Dan Berthiaume - 07/08/2019
At least one Amazon warehouse may not operate at full capacity for part of the upcoming Prime Day sales event.

According to Bloomberg, employees at an Amazon distribution facility located in Shakopee, Minn., plan to stop working for six hours on Monday, July 15, which is the first official day of the two-day Prime Day sales extravaganza. The work stoppage is expected to take place during the last three hours of the July 15 day shift and first three hours of that day’s night shift.

Some white-collar Amazon employees will reportedly fly to Shakopee to join in the mini-strike, which will also include a public demonstration outside the facility during the afternoon. The event is not expected to affect Amazon’s ability to fulfill Prime Day orders in a timely fashion. Amazon declined to comment.

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