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Rich pickings?
Exploitation is part and parcel of the Amazon business modelAmazon’s Jeff Bezos is the world’s richest man. His company is worth $1 trilion. But Amazon’s success is built on world of pain, says GMB’s Dan Shears, who says his union is intent on delivering it workers good jobs and union protection.
Hazards 143, July-September 2018

A right mess
Brexit waffle worrying for workers; safety watchdog loses its headThe work safety watchdog has despatched its lame duck leader. The new Brexit secretary wants safety and employment rules axed. Workplace deaths are up. Hazards argues there’s never been a greater need for union protection.
Hazards 143, July-September 2018

Whitewash
Lush stands up for spycops victims; police hush up their roleA store front campaign by soap brand Lush has been criticised by the government after it exposed how an official cover-up of police complicity in an illegal blacklisting conspiracy is denying justice to union and safety activists.
Hazards 143, July-September 2018

McBurned?
Abused fast food workers have got a beef with McDonald’sOn the heels of a successful organising campaign at fast food giant McDonald’s, the union BFAWU is now targeting safety problems at the burger chain. It says burns should never be ‘part and parcel’ of the job.
Hazards 143, July-September 2018

That's rich!
We're not buying what Amazon is sellng.A pin-up-at-work Hazards poster
Hazards 143, July-September 2018

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