CNN Quest Means Business Cites Amazon Research

Date: 7 Aug 2018 | posted in: Media Coverage | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Media Outlet: CNN Money

CNN coverage of Amazon’s Prime Day cited ILSR’s research on average hourly wage for Amazon workers. Stacy Mitchell, ILSR’s Co-director and Director of the Community Scaled Economy Initiative, was featured citing the report findings.

SEBASTIAN: In 2016, the Institute for local self-reliance compared Amazon’s warehouse pay against other warehouse jobs in 11 U.S. metro areas.


STACY: We got average across this 11 metro areas. Amazon pays about 15 percent less than what workers are normally paid for warehouse jobs.

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Hibba Meraay manages communications for the Institute for Local Self-Reliance. She works closely with all of our initiatives to build community power and combat monopolies. A native New Englander, Hibba is a graduate of Boston University. Contact Hibba for media inquiries.