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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. A former reporter, her work has won recognition locally and nationally, including the 2014 “Media for a Just Society” award for newspaper writing.

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