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How Amazon Undermines Jobs, Wages, and Working Conditions (Fact Sheet)

| Written by Olivia LaVecchia | No Comments | Updated on Feb 7, 2017 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

When shoppers interact with Amazon, they see an innovator. But behind the scenes, Amazon relies on a labor model that looks a lot more like the past than the future, with fewer reliable jobs, declining wages, and increasing inequality. ILSR recently released an in-depth report on Amazon, and this week, ILSR and Jobs With Justice partnered to produce a fact sheet that breaks down how this powerful corporation is undermining working people — and what we need to do.

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About Olivia LaVecchia

Olivia LaVecchia is a Research Associate with ILSR’s Community-Scaled Economy Initiative, where her work focuses on building awareness and support for public policy tools that strengthen locally owned businesses and that check concentrated economic power. Get in touch with Olivia by email at the link below or on Twitter.

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