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Manhattan Times “It felt like slavery” Advocates slam Amazon’s worker practices and new deal by Greg McQueen

“It felt like slavery” Advocates slam Amazon’s worker practices and new deal

“It felt like slavery,” said Amazon worker Ibrahim Sangare.

It’s a “modern plantation.”

Ibrahim Sangare worked at the Amazon Fulfillment Center in Staten Island and said the experience was grueling. Workers spent at least 10 hours a day on their feet while scanning items, lifting boxes, and going up and down stairs.