Packages move down a conveyor system where they are directed to the proper shipping area at an Amazon Fulfillment Center in Sacramento, California, on February 9, 2018. Photo: AP
Packages move down a conveyor system where they are directed to the proper shipping area at an Amazon Fulfillment Center in Sacramento, California, on February 9, 2018. Photo: AP
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Amazon’s AI managers targeted in California legislation meant to empower warehouse workers

  • AB 701 prohibits the use of monitoring systems that thwart worker rights such as rest periods and safety
  • Amazon argues that automation, which it uses to monitor worker productivity, is needed to manage its sprawling operations and mostly works as intended

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Packages move down a conveyor system where they are directed to the proper shipping area at an Amazon Fulfillment Center in Sacramento, California, on February 9, 2018. Photo: AP
Packages move down a conveyor system where they are directed to the proper shipping area at an Amazon Fulfillment Center in Sacramento, California, on February 9, 2018. Photo: AP
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