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Quote of the Day

“They just came back and said, 'You're fired.' I really didn't say anything. It was like — God, I can't lose my job. I got to have my health insurance.”

--Jennifer Owens, who worked in an warehouse, called a “fulfillment center,” in Campbellsville, KY, in the article, “Intense Pressure on Warehouse Floor,” the fourth of The Seattle Times' four-part series on the online company.

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Posted at 02:27 PM on Thu. Apr 05, 2012 in category Quote of the Day  


Extra-strength UncleVinny wrote:

So glad the Times ran this series. Amazon's response (to only two of the four segments) was anemic at best.

Comment posted on Thu. Apr 05, 2012 at 04:18 PM

Tim wrote:

Seconded. Although in this specific instance of someone being fired and needing their insurance, it's more an indictment of employer-based health care as a concept rather than of Amazon. But Amazon sucks in all kinds of ways.

Comment posted on Sat. Apr 07, 2012 at 08:30 PM

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