Amazon has subjected its workers to threatening conditions throughout the pandemic, subordinating safety and well-being to the overarching drive for profit.
“He was always smiling”
Amazon workers at the Seattle-area Amazon warehouse BFI4 spoke to the International Amazon Workers Voice about their memories of co-worker Jeff Linnell, who passed away due to COVID-19 earlier this month.
“No nation can stop the pandemic alone, everyone has to work as a team”
As part of the federal election campaign members of the SGP and the IYSSE in Leipzig have been conducting interviews with workers and youth to discuss the situation of workers in delivery branches, the pandemic and the re-opening of schools as well as the ever-increasing social inequality and the need for an international movement of the working class.
Jeff Linnell was a member of Amazon’s safety team at the BFI4 fulfillment center in the suburbs of Seattle, Washington.
The International Amazon Workers Voice is assisting workers in the building of a network of interconnected rank-and-file committees of Amazon and logistics workers, as well as autoworkers, educators, and workers in other key sections of industry.
Fill out this form to join the committee nearest you. If a committee at your workplace does not exist, we will help you build one.
The “just-in-time” parts delivery system, first introduced to undermine the position of workers, has made the auto industry vulnerable to strategic strikes.
Educators and parents must unite in Washington state to close the schools, end the pandemic, and save lives!
We have established this committee to oppose the dangerous and unsafe school reopenings in Washington. We aim to be a rallying point for educators, parents and all workers throughout the Pacific Northwest region.
A meeting of postal workers yesterday passed a resolution condemning the anti-democratic laws and called on workers to join the SEP as electoral members.
We demand the immediate implementation of a strategy to eradicate COVID-19, which requires the halting of all in-person instruction along with the strongest public health measures necessary to end this deadly pandemic.