Underpaid and Exhausted: The Human Cost of Your Kindle

At a recent awards ceremony, the world’s richest man, Jeff Bezos, said, “I’m very proud of our working conditions and very proud of the wages we pay”. So why do the temporary Chinese “dispatch workers” who make Amazon Kindles and smart speakers earn barely $2 an hour, have to ask permission to use the toilet, and receive standard hourly rates for overtime, in violation of Chinese labor law?

Source: The Guardian
Published: Jun 9, 2018
Length: 10 minutes (2,608 words)