'Exploited' migrant delivery staff in France accuse Amazon of ignoring their plight


Seven workers originally from Africa were employed by a private delivery firm that worked for the giant American company in northern France from October 2021 until being laid off in February 2022. During that time they worked very long hours for low and often irregular pay. The workers insist that Amazon must have known that they were being exploited. The American group denies the workers' claims. Meanwhile the employees' case against the subcontractor is soon to be heard at an industrial tribunal. Dan Israel reports.

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There are only seven of them fighting the battle, but their situation speaks volumes about the reality of working in the delivery sector in France. And it also highlights the conditions of workers carrying out deliveries on behalf of Amazon.