As a result of Reveal reporter Will Evans’ investigation into injuries at Amazon warehouses across the country last year, sources shared a trove of internal records, giving an unprecedented view into the company’s safety record.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren and others want the company to account for the ways it misled the public, press and lawmakers.
Robots. Prime Day. Holiday peak. Internal records show Amazon has deceived the public on rising injury rates among its warehouse workers.
Look up injury rates at the Amazon warehouse that ships your package, along with more than 150 other warehouses across the country.
Amazon says its warehouses are safe for workers. But the numbers reveal that workers are getting hurt much more often than the company claims.
The company’s long-simmering tensions with its warehouse workers have spilled over in the coronavirus pandemic.
Reveal’s investigation into workplace safety problems inside Amazon warehouses was named a finalist for the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in explanatory reporting.
As Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb tried to land Amazon’s HQ2, state officials dropped serious safety citations against the company.
In the wake of Reveal’s investigation, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Ilhan Omar say producing the data “should be quick and easy.”
In late 2017, as Indiana geared up to bid for Amazon’s new headquarters location, an Amazon warehouse worker near Indianapolis was fatally injured.