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Amazon Brings Fulfillment Center Workers to Capitol Hill

Amazon Brings Fulfillment Center Workers to Capitol Hill

Amazon brought some of the people handling sellers’ packages to Capitol Hill last week. Amazon Fulfillment Center associates met with over 20 members of Congress.

According to @AmazonNews, lawmakers “heard directly from Amazonians about their work experience and Amazon’s investment in safe and innovative workplaces.”

Amazon Senior Vice President of Worldwide Operations Dave Clark and Amazon Senior Vice President of Global Corporate Affairs Jay Carney were in attendance.

Amazon’s @davehclark tweeted, “Great event, thanks to the amazing Amazonians who attended and shared their stories and to the members of Congress who took time out to visit with us!”

Sellers who are interested can book a tour of an Amazon Fulfillment Center – you can find more information on this page of AboutAmazon.com.

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Ina Steiner is co-founder and Editor of EcommerceBytes and has been reporting on ecommerce since 1999. She's a widely cited authority on marketplace selling and is author of "Turn eBay Data Into Dollars" (McGraw-Hill 2006). Her blog was featured in the book, "Blogging Heroes" (Wiley 2008). She is a member of the Online News Association (Sep 2005 - present) and Investigative Reporters and Editors (Mar 2006 - present). Follow her on Twitter at @ecommercebytes and send news tips to ina@ecommercebytes.com. See disclosure at EcommerceBytes.com/disclosure/.

2 thoughts on “Amazon Brings Fulfillment Center Workers to Capitol Hill”

  1. Somewhere in DC: “And this is what a working person looks like!”
    “Ooh” “Ah”
    Overheard in the back, “Isn’t he supposed to be wearing a leash?”
    “What’s it like to have to work for robots?”
    “They cleaned him up nice before they brought him here.”
    “Don’t let your boss see you, here’s the card for my union attorney.”
    “Look at him eat that bagel. I bet they haven’t fed him for a week!”

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