July 18 2019 News

Amazon Prime Day Delivers Strikes and Boycotts Against the E-Commerce Giant | Cheddar

Meanwhile, the Teamsters 1224, which represents pilots who fly for several airline carriers that deliver packages for Amazon, is sending one airline captain to Minnesota as well. Its members have also organized a digital ad campaign to coincide with Prime Day that accuses Amazon of underpaying and overworking its pilots.

“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,” said Daniel C. Wells, a pilot and Teamsters member, 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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