“You don’t really believe the peeing in bottles thing, do you? If that were true, nobody would work for us.”
Johnson ultimately contracted Covid-19 in mid-April, before Amazon agreed to provide PPE to workers at the warehouse.
Hourly waged workers in distribution centers and factories aren’t the only ones to face sophisticated anti-union campaigns.
“Being the CEO of Amazon is a deep responsibility, and it’s consuming,” Bezos wrote.
Documents suggest that the same monitoring tactics used in Europe could be used in the US, according to the report.
The surge of employee activism has raised the question that labor unions might seize the moment to organize Amazon workers.
In an emailed statement, the United Food and Commercial Workers International union slammed the outcome and called for “action by federal regulators and a full Congressional investigation.”
The tech mogul’s net worth is estimated at over $96 billion. Gates was also the richest person in the world from 1995 until 2008 when he was surpassed by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.