Behind the Smiles
Amazon’s internal records expose the true toll of its relentless drive for speed.
As Amazon Prime promises one-day shipping, Amazon workers pay the price. Documents show that in California, Oregon, Indiana and elsewhere, Amazon workers are injured at high rates.
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- Watch Amazon’s ‘culture of safety’ under the spotlight
- Watch Whistleblower: Amazon let off the hook after worker’s death
- Interactive Find out what injuries are like at the Amazon warehouse that handled your packages
Confidential documents reveal the company leaders’ deception about the consequences of Prime Day, its robots and more.
- Listen Catching Amazon in a lie
- Watch The truth about injuries at Amazon
- Interactive What are injury rates like at Amazon warehouses?
September 25, 2021
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2020 finalist, explanatory reporting
The Gerald Loeb Awards
Investigative Reporters and Editors
2019 large radio