Working at Amazon is like a prison with airport-style security ­scanners…

AMAZON warehouse staff are peeing in bottles because loos are hundreds of yards away.

One ex-worker said staff fear getting into trouble for taking too long away from the job.

The warehouse measures 700,000 sq ft and some of the 1,200 workers face a ten minute, quarter-of-a-mile walk to two toilets on the ground floor of the four-storey building.

Undercover investigator James Bloodworth said: “For those of us who worked on the top floor, the closest toilets were down four flights of stairs.”

Mr Bloodworth, who worked ten-hour shifts as a picker selecting goods for despatch, walked ten miles a day in the job to research for a book on low-wage Britain.

He claimed workers were continually monitored for time wasting by supervisors.

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One Reply to “Working at Amazon is like a prison with airport-style security ­scanners…”

  1. “”Mr Bloodworth, who worked ten-hour shifts as a picker selecting goods for despatch, walked ten miles a day in the job””

    really. he walked a mile every hour, all the while selecting products off of shelves.
    in real life he would be ’employee of the month’.

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