People & Profit

Covid-19 dispute: Amazon v. France

FILE PHOTO: Amazon workers perform their jobs inside of an Amazon fulfillment center on Cyber Monday in Robbinsville, New Jersey, U.S., December 2, 2019.
FILE PHOTO: Amazon workers perform their jobs inside of an Amazon fulfillment center on Cyber Monday in Robbinsville, New Jersey, U.S., December 2, 2019. REUTERS - Lucas Jackson

Amazon is one of the big winners of the coronavirus pandemic with a surge in people shopping online during lockdown. But in France, a dispute with workers over safety conditions at their warehouses has seen the company shut down operations there for more than four weeks. 

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Stephen Carroll talks to the Solidaires union's national secretary Stéphane Enjalran plus Benoît Berthelot, a French journalist who has written a book called "The world according to Amazon" after three years investigating how the company works. 

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