Amazon workers stage pre-Christmas walkout at 2 Chicago-area delivery facilities

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Chicago Tribune

CHICAGO — Dozens of Amazon warehouse employees staged a walkout Wednesday at two Chicago-area delivery stations to demand higher pay and better working conditions, disrupting operations just days before Christmas. The work stoppages began at about 4:30 a.m. in west suburban Cicero and 8 a.m. at the Gage Park facility on Chicago’s Southwest Side, according to Amazonians United Chicagoland, an organization representing local Amazon warehouse workers. Ted Miin, a member of the labor organization who has worked for Amazon for nearly three years, said about 25 workers on the overnight shift at the …

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