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Amazon Asks Lawmaker if He Really Believes Its Workers Have to Pee in Bottles



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Amazon would really like Democratic lawmakers to forget stories about its warehouse workers peeing in bottles amid allegations of union-busting tactics.

The retail giant told one of its critics, Democratic Rep. Mark Pocan, on Twitter on Wednesday: “You don’t really believe the peeing in bottles thing, do you? If that were true, nobody would work for us. The truth is that we have over a million incredible employees around the world who are proud of what they do, and have great wages and health care from day one.”

Pocan had earlier tweeted: “Paying workers $15/hr doesn’t make you a ‘progressive workplace’ when you union-bust & make workers urinate in water bottles.”

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