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Here’s What It’s Like to Work in an Amazon Warehouse Right Now

Convenience comes at a price

Men work at a distribution station in the 855,000-square-foot Amazon fulfillment center.
Photo: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images

My experience as an Amazon warehouse worker was, at best, completely mediocre. I didn’t love it. I didn’t hate it. Sometimes I liked it. Sometimes I didn’t like it. I’ve had worse jobs — at Walmart, I was paid a lot less for a more difficult job as a booster team stocker. At Walmart, it was always a puzzle to…




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