Amazon IncOpens a New Window.. workers at a delivery facility in Chicago are accusing the company of not paying them for overtime during Prime Week, the e-commerce behemoth’s biggest sale of the year, earlier this month.
The employees, part of a recently formed organization called DCH1 Amazonians United that advocates for workers’ rights, said they filed a complaint with the Illinois Department of Labor laying out their concerns. The story was first reported by RecodeOpens a New Window..
“Amazon is a trillion-dollar company,” the workers said in a Facebook postOpens a New Window.. “There is absolutely no excuse for wage theft and such ridiculous payroll issues. They are cheating an estimated 150-200 workers at DCH1 of $50 to $150 each.”