• ‘This Was an Own-Goal': Amazon Apologizes for Combative Tweet Denying ‘The Peeing in Bottles Thing'

    9 days ago - By Mediaite

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    Amazon issued a surprise apology over the weekend for a rather combative tweet it sent to a member of Congress that they're admitting wasn't actually accurate.
    To recap: in the past few weeks some lawmakers have been publicly calling out Amazon over poor working conditions for its employees, including Congressman Mark Pocan. In response to one Amazon executive publicly hitting back at Senator Bernie Sanders , Pocan tweeted, “Paying workers $15/hr doesn't make you a “progressive workplace” when you union-bust & make workers urinate in water bottles.”
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