Civil rights groups are calling on lawmakers and regulators to crack down on Amazon over its system of monitoring workers’ pace.
More than 35 civil rights organizations signed a letter Monday urging action. The letter was released the same day of Amazon’s two-day Prime Day sale, which activists have criticized, arguing it increases pressure on workers.
“It is time for lawmakers and regulators to step-in and end the punitive system of constant surveillance that drives the dangerous pace of work at Amazon,” the groups wrote, according to a copy of the letter shared with The Hill.
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