How Amazon Warehouses Could Shape The Future Of Blue-Collar Workers | NBC News NOW

2021-ж., 7-апр.
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Amazon warehouse workers in Bessemer, Alabama, await the results of a vote to unionize as online sales continue to surge during the pandemic. NBC News’ Stephanie Ruhle explains how consumer demand could turn the warehouse worker into the blue-collar job of the future.
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How Amazon Warehouses Could Shape The Future Of Blue-Collar Workers | NBC News NOW

  • They hire people every day because they fire people everyday

    Alex DavisAlex Davis3 күн мурун
  • Warehouse work is slave work. Why would anyone want that to be the future. Skilled workers are the future.

    Win Big with Lena & MikeWin Big with Lena & Mike4 күн мурун
  • Another race to the bottom

    CJ SCJ S7 күн мурун
  • The union vote wasn't even close! All the media hype about how poorly Amazon workers are treated didn't match with how Amazon workers actually feel. Amazon pays a base $15per hour entry position wage, 401k, medical, dental, paid vacation, and stock options. I guess the workers are much happier then the media portrays the situation.

    John LinnJohn Linn9 күн мурун
  • Lol ... "They pay a whole lot in taxes" In reference to what? How much my toddler pays?

    Chay ComasChay Comas9 күн мурун
  • 1:24 There is no way this person is a robotic tech. She's just using a tablet in a warehouse. At most it is a robot operator. Amazon might call the job a robotic technician, but that's not what it is. A real robotics tech would test and troubleshoot, run diagnostics, program the robots, use diagrams, disassemble and fix robots, solder, connect cables, etc.

    vshah1010vshah10109 күн мурун
  • The new definition of woke companies and all companies should be that they provide a defined retirement, no contract workers, health care benefits, and bragging rights on how many employees the company retained for 20+ years. All of this I helped homeless once, or I stood up for progressive politics is just putting lipstick on a pig. Hire train retain take care of your employees then you will be in good standing with the people. The people must demand this of Amazon.

    Mark TutoneMark Tutone10 күн мурун
  • Fake! If you compare EBAY vs AMAZON Amazon they will shipping next day (not always) But Ebay is $5,$10,$20 cheaper plus you don't pay monthly subscription. 😬😬😬

    Lu ChoLu Cho10 күн мурун
    • I use EBay all the time. It’s supports the little guy.

      Win Big with Lena & MikeWin Big with Lena & Mike4 күн мурун
    • Ebay is charging a fee, whether you sell or not. Amazon only charges after your item sells. If Ebay removed the initial fee, and only charged if you sell, Ebay would be a clear winner.

      vshah1010vshah10109 күн мурун
  • Automation is coming, machines dont ask for raises and they dont catch covid

    Greg AraujoGreg Araujo10 күн мурун
  • Propaganda, direct from the plutocrats.... Putting a nice face on worker exploitation and corporate greed.

    Santino RiderSantino Rider10 күн мурун
  • Do you realize how many small businesses Amazon has crushed? Those small businesses actually paid their fair share of taxes.

    Christmas Pool & SpaChristmas Pool & Spa11 күн мурун
  • They do not pay a whole lot of taxes

    Christmas Pool & SpaChristmas Pool & Spa11 күн мурун
  • “Future of blue color work” Meanwhile, they’re implementing AI and robotics to replace everyone.

    Christmas Pool & SpaChristmas Pool & Spa11 күн мурун
  • Unionize with militancy

    Christmas Pool & SpaChristmas Pool & Spa11 күн мурун
  • Over the course of more than a century, worker rights have struggled forward 1 step at a time. But with Amazon Prime membership, we can take 2 steps back overnight.

    Jack BJack B11 күн мурун
    • @Greg Araujo You've obviously never paid attention to decades of Wal Marts coming to town and driving other employers out, establishing a baseline lower income worker class economy. The creating of a peasant class through desperation economics.

      Jack BJack B9 күн мурун
    • No one is forcing anyone to work at Amazon they can quit anytime and be bvb replaced by real workers

      Greg AraujoGreg Araujo10 күн мурун
  • Boston Dynamics is developing a robotic system for Amazon right now. It will be able to replace over 95% of warehouse jobs. The rich and powerful better start figuring out a way to eliminate 1/2 of the world's population or they will be invading the Hamptons.

    Carolyn WerteleckiCarolyn Wertelecki11 күн мурун
  • They didn’t pay taxes last year lol

    Mr VMr V11 күн мурун
  • 0:15

    Christopher DawsonChristopher Dawson11 күн мурун
  • why do I have the feeling Stephanie was ordering toothpaste and toilet paper from Amazon as the report about workers played

    GrimJerrGrimJerr11 күн мурун
  • Peeing in a bottle while a Robot tells you to "pick up the pace meatbag"

    GrimJerrGrimJerr11 күн мурун
  • More Competitive Competition coming soon. Amazon? 🤔

    D FredericksD Fredericks11 күн мурун
  • “What the wise man does in the beginning, the fool does in the end.”Earn 30,000$ every week from your own investment. Ask me how

    Rose Marry ChurchRose Marry Church11 күн мурун
  • Picking robots will follow next at Amazon.

    silverpoofsilverpoof11 күн мурун
    • They already have an arsenal of over 200,000 robots that bring the stock to the pickers.

      Jack BJack B11 күн мурун
    • I agree

      D FredericksD Fredericks11 күн мурун
  • With Biden. We could go home and sit on the couch watching CNN, while we collect our Universal Income check on the mail. No need to leave home, or even having an ID.

    RogerMRogerM11 күн мурун
    • @RogerM No, what I need is a government to actually do its job and implement laws that will protect its citizens. We can have a government do a lockdown and tells its citizens to put on a mask during a pandemic. Its not an all or nothing type of game here. The government tells its citizens what they can or can't do all the time depending on the circumstance and the scale of the issue. All i have to say is that the nations that did the lockdown, and wore mask had way fewer infections, deaths, and were able to open back up sooner. Where as we keep have high numbers of infections. Oh and for the record. Totalitarian regimes never begin with sheep like people. It begins when a person comes along and tells a certain part of a population a lie that they want to believe in. And the other people of that country who knows its a lie is complacent . It seems to me that people like yourself can be critical of government but not of your leader. That is how governments become totalitarians. Not because people become sheep cause some will go along with the lie and others will not. Its when that leader says and does whatever he wants and no one holds him or her accountable.

      vegeta ssvegeta ss10 күн мурун
    • @vegeta ss So you the need like a sheep to the Government say to you what to do? Some Totalitarian regimes started with sheep like that.

      RogerMRogerM10 күн мурун
    • @RogerM Yea you're right. He didn't flirt with the media all that much. He was too busy flirting with white nationalist and Kim Jong-un....which made Putin jealous. And yes, for some strange reason, in the middle of a pandemic, he didn't order a mask mandate nor a nationwide lock down. Which lead to a high number of deaths so....yea that happened. Golly gee, wonder why he lost.

      vegeta ssvegeta ss10 күн мурун
    • @Hazel Elliot maybe when you stop using a fake profile.

      RogerMRogerM10 күн мурун
    • @RogerM You are welcome ,hope we can talk sometime if you don't mind ?

      Hazel ElliotHazel Elliot10 күн мурун
  • Amazon owner makes Trillions while the workers can't get 20 bucks an hour.

    • Doctors make between $200k to $500k a year, why can’t the hospital pay the cafeteria guy $20/hr?

      mega408mega40811 күн мурун