Defiant Amazon says only 15 workers went on strike during Prime Day and shares video of warehouse employees celebrating the shopping frenzy

Posted On: Jul 16, 2019   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Defiant Amazon says only 15 workers went on strike during Prime Day and shares video of warehouse employees celebrating the shopping frenzy

Amazon said just 15 of its employees took part in a planned strike outside one of its warehouses in Minnesota.
"It was obvious to the 1,500-full-time workforce that an outside organization used Prime Day to raise its own visibility, conjured misinformation and a few associate voices to work in their favor, and relied on political rhetoric to fuel media attention," an Amazon spokeswoman said.
As some employees protested, Amazon posted a video of warehouse workers celebrating Prime Day.
An Amazon employee strike in Minnesota was a flop, according to Amazon.
The company said late Monday that just 15 Amazon employees participated in the strike outside its warehouse in Shakopee, Minnesota, which was planned to coincide with Prime Day, one of Amazon's biggest shopping events of the year.
"It was obvious to the 1,500-full-time workforce that an outside organization used Prime Day to raise its own visibility, conjured misinformation and a few associate voices to work in their favor, and relied on political rhetoric...

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