The company says it can run operations more efficiently and safely by using robots in its warehouses. Amazon, “Sparrow “By taking on repetitive tasks, it will allow our employees to focus their time and energy on other things, while also increasing safety.” sparrow, It will help us increase efficiency by automating a critical part of our order fulfillment process so we can continue to deliver fast to our customers.” He added that he was able to create more than 700 new job categories using robots.
Amazon doesn’t have a very good track record, especially when it comes to working conditions for robots and warehouse workers. in 2020, The Investigative Reporting Center published a report stating that between 2016 and 2019, Amazon employees suffered a 50% higher rate of serious injury in automated warehouses than in facilities that did not use robots.
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past July due to unsafe workplace conditions. Amazon turned out to be researched. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has conducted audits “among other things, Amazon’s required pace of work for warehouse workers.”
Following the initiatives of warehouse workers who want to unionize their workplaces where robots take on tasks, Amazon Sparrow revealed. In March, workers at the JFK8 warehouse center in Staten Island voted to unionize, making it the first Amazon warehouse to do so. The company objected to the election result. More recently, New York, in Albany Workers at a warehouse voted against unionizing after Amazon ran an anti-union campaign.