July 18 2019 News

Amazon Prime Day comes with protests by warehouse workers, pilots and engineers | CBS News

Pilots at Atlas Air, Southern Air and ABX Air also voiced support for the Amazon warehouse workers, with the union representing them saying it sent a representative to join the demonstration. 

“Pilots who fly for Amazon Air at Atlas Air, Southern Air and ABX Air stand in solidarity with the warehouse workers in Shakopee planning to strike on Prime Day,” Daniel Wells, an Atlas Air pilot and president of Teamsters Local 1224, said in an emailed statement. “As we know firsthand, Amazon’s business model too often neglects the well-being of the workers who make the e-commerce giant so incredibly successful.”

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