Amazon accused of killing worker

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This 2013 video from Britain says about itself:

Ex-Amazon workers talk of ‘horrendous’ conditions

Hundreds of employees of online store Amazon on zero hours contracts are subjected to a regime described as “horrendous” and “exhausting”, it is claimed.

By Jeff Lusanne in the USA:

Lawsuit alleges Amazon caused worker’s death

2 February 2019

On January 23, 2017, 57-year-old Thomas Becker began his regular 3:30 a.m. shift as a maintenance technician at Amazon Fulfillment Center MDW4 in Joliet, Illinois. Twenty minutes later, he experienced a medical emergency that was compounded by a shockingly delayed response from Amazon, leading to his death. In response, his widow, Linda Becker, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit.

According to the lawsuit, Becker clutched his chest and fell to the ground at 3:50 a.m., begging to his co-workers to come to his aid.

Twenty-five minutes elapsed before Amazon contacted the Joliet Fire Department’s station…

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