Amazon Jobs Day is bleak as hell
The video below is from a livestream at one Amazon’s fulfillment centers in Baltimore. It’s “Amazon Jobs Day,” where the company is looking to fill 50,000 positions. Amazon is boasting that some people will receive job offers on the spot.
This is corporate propaganda. It’s also effective because it’s a little compelling.
“I need a job, plain and simple. I need a job and Amazon seemed to pay a little bit better than minimum wage, and their benefit package,” said a man identified in the video as Antoine, who said he lined up at 5 a.m.
This is what Amazon wants us to