Amazon is investigating reports of overworked teenagers in China

Amazon is investigating reports of overworked teenagers in China

A report by The China Labor Watch published on Thursday, claims that high school students ages 16 through 18 across a number of schools were recruited to work at the factory, and teachers were tasked with pressuring the teens into working overtime or night shifts. That often meant physical and verbal attacks on these interns, the report states.

Chris
Chris
Dave
Dave 6 months

That's terrible! When will they find time to make my shoes?!

white cis male monster!
white cis male monster! 6 months

Correction, Amazon are investigating who leaked the fact children are building Alexa’s.

Seed
Seed 6 months

These people are loyal patriots! Blame the evil capitalist Jeff Bezos, there are even Americans who hate him! Seize the means of production! Glory to the revolution!

Russell Daggett
Russell Daggett 6 months

Is this really a surprise to anyone? The Chinese are functionally slaves to their government and will obviously have shitty working conditions to keep up with demand to meet trade requirements. I'm honestly surprised there haven't been revolts about the working conditions and schedules.

Bubbles
Bubbles 6 months

Could this be why Bezos sold so many shares? Or was this "found" to make websites like Alibaba do better during a trade war?

themdg
themdg 6 months

All-aged children in China work 31 hours/day to make <insert popular product here>. AndSoTrumpIsARacist.

Sir_Kutz
Sir_Kutz 6 months

#whatashock

Seth Racc
Seth Racc 6 months

That’s why my Alexa keeps turning off when I ask what happened on June 4th 1989, because they don’t know.

david dindu
david dindu 6 months

no child labor is considered "illegal"

michael zubas
michael zubas 6 months

and we keep buying it.

Idiot Prole
Idiot Prole 6 months

They'll be investigating why it's only teenagers? What happened to the elderly and the children?

Donald Darko
Donald Darko 6 months

Wait, am I to believe that this surprises Amazon? How gullible do they think I am?

Sir_Kutz
Sir_Kutz 6 months

Oh yeah, that’s it. Just like Apple really gives a rats ass about suicides.

Jambon Supreme
Jambon Supreme 6 months

China is one of the worst country in the world in the way they treat their people and the environment and nobody talks about it because it controls the economy of the world? That's cRaZy! I didn't know that, surely Amazon had no idea!

axe
axe 6 months

that'd be like the burger guarding the housing he wants to break into

Captain Obvious
Captain Obvious 6 months

the Apple factory is turning out another i-POS.

Naidu VGA
Naidu VGA 6 months

Maybe the damn chinamen need some butt kicking. It's nothing new

Naidu VGA
Naidu VGA 6 months

How factual is this. ? First, they have overabundant population. And that makes this a silly story.

Herbie Goes Bananas
Herbie Goes Bananas 6 months

The good ol' "We'll look into it," defense.

TC_volenter
TC_volenter 6 months

I thought the "HELP" scratched on the bottom was a joke

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