Quotes of Solidarity for Striking Amazon Warehouse Workers

Workers at an Amazon fulfillment center (FC) in Minnesota announced that they will be striking on Prime Day, July 15. These workers, primarily Muslim, East African immigrants, want humane working targets to reduce injuries, full-time instead of temporary working status, and fair opportunities for promotions. These FC workers reached out to us, Amazon Employees for Climate Justice (AECJ), asking for support.

Why is a climate justice group supporting an FC worker strike?

Lending our support to our coworkers in MN is a natural part of our climate justice priorities. We cannot create a sustainable, long-term approach to addressing the climate crisis without addressing structural racial and economic inequities that are part of our system of extraction — of energy, material, and human labor — that have caused the crisis.

Amazon’s lack of a company-wide approach to its climate impact is a symptom of a larger issue: lack of urgency and thus prioritization to address the externalities of our business model. As a company, we are not taking ownership for the negative impacts (i.e. carbon emissions and pollution) of our business. This mindset of pushing costs to others (i.e. to communities around our operations) and extraction is also at play when it comes to the work environment that FC workers in MN are striking to improve. Instead of being a leader — whether with our climate impact or FC working conditions, our company continues to lag peers and defer responsibility.

Our coworkers are putting themselves on the line to fight for a better company and a better future. Some of us will be going to MN to show support and speak at their rally. We also want to demonstrate broad support.

We have collected the following messages of solidarity from Amazon workers around the world, and will be delivering them to our striking colleagues in Minnesota:

  • Sending support to the Minnesota FC workers from Seattle HQ! Everyone deserves safe and equitable working conditions. Thanks for all that you are doing to make Amazon a better place to work. Know that you are not alone. — Sarah Read, UX Researcher
  • When I was working as an engineer in Fulfillment, I spent a few days working in the warehouses and could not even come close to meeting the individual productivity quotas. The quotas are unrealistically high for most humans. I support FC employees in Minnesota who wish to lower quotas for safer and more comfortable working conditions. — Joey Siracusa
  • I recognize my privilege as an office employee is built on the foundation of our FC workers. I support your rights to fair and equal treatment, and urge Amazon to put action behind its pretty words of support for minority groups. I want this support in in ALL work locations and ALL employees, not just “blue badge” employees in corporate offices. Everyone deserves safety and stability from their work. — Alex Cendecki
  • The fulfillment center workers in Minnesota and around the world are fundamental to Amazon’s ability to do what it does, and I whole-heartedly support their requests for a safe and equitable work environment. In a modern business climate rife with worker exploitation, Amazon has the capability — and the obligation — to lead by example in fostering that safe and equitable environment, and I have immense respect for the Minnesota FC workers demonstrating their courage in holding Amazon to that high standard. Solidarity forever. — Stephen Manley-Buser
  • The treatment of FC workers is a source of shame to me as an Amazon employee. Amazon has the chance here not just to redress its poor record, but to begin to set an example as a fair and equitable employer by providing all of its workers with job security and decent working conditions. — Nancy Urban
  • Fulfillment center workers are literally the foundation of the success of Amazon’s retail business. As profits soar for Amazon, I want the workers doing the heavy lifting in Minnesota to know that tech workers support their calls for safe and equitable working conditions. As a Prime customer, as an Amazon shareholder, and most importantly as a fellow Amazon employee, I want the Minnesota FC workers to know that their calls for safe and equitable working conditions are supported from Seattle — Elizabeth Whitmire, Sr Tech Editor
  • FC workers — you are doing the hard lifting, both in your day to day work as well as in the fight for labor activism. Your push to hold Amazon accountable for poor working conditions and other issues is an inspiration to me. I will use that inspiration as much as I can to help you all drive change, both inside Amazon and outside. — Bryan Whitney
  • Hey, to the courageous people of MN FC, I have great respect for your decision to strike for better treatment of employees. I stand with you and support your cause wholeheartedly. A company of this size and importance needs to take the lead on such issues and cannot continue to do business as usual if the people who have made the company what it is today cannot be treated fairly. — Shanay Jhaveri
  • Hello MN FC Workers, I have so much respect for your courage! I would like to offer my support to all of you. We all want to work for a company who puts not only its customers — but its employees and the environment — first. Because, after all, that is best for everyone. Amazon included. Stand strong! — Maren Costa, Principal Designer
  • You are so brave and courageous! You deserve everything that you are fighting for. When we fight, we win! — Justin Roll
  • I believe that it is important to treat workers with respect and dignity, and crucial that their needs are met, or that otherwise action is taken. I am proud of the MN workers for their stand. — Stephen Sloto
  • You are the ones who run Amazon. I hope the management in our company recognizes that too. — Mark Karle
  • I love that you are all standing up for what’s right. We’re already too late and I’m proud that you all are making all of us at Amazon take Ownership for its actions. We stand behind every one of you! — Surumi Abdulla
  • Amazonians in our fulfillment centers represent the backbone of what Amazon does: deliver goods and services that delight customers at unprecedented scale. Employees who are so structurally integral to that mission deserve the same respect shown to our corporate colleagues. That includes safe and comfortable work environments with stable employment and advancement opportunities. From Seattle, we hear you and support your call for action. — David Earnhardt
  • I fully support the efforts of the Minnesota workers, and all workers both at Amazon and elsewhere who fight for better conditions. There is an extreme abundance of wealth in this country, and it is not being divided fairly. No one who works as hard as our fulfillment center employees should be living in poverty or fear of poverty, and no one at all should feel unsafe in their work environment. I strongly hope that Amazon will support these workers as well, and I wish them the best of luck! — Patrick Wahl
  • Thank you for your hard work and courage. As your fellow employee, I salute you for your efforts in making Amazon a better place to work, for everyone. Together we can build a future for the company that we’ll all be proud of. — Liz Kellebrew-Davies, Technical Writer
  • Hello FC Workers, this company is built on your work and it’s ridiculous that people often feel like they don’t even have time to take a bathroom break. I support what you are doing will all my heart and hope that it pressures Amazon to treat FC workers with the respect they deserve. — Cameron Sparr
  • Hello MN FC Workers, thank you for have the courage and bravery to push Amazon to be better for all employees. I am offering my support to all of you. Be strong and continue to fight. — Evan Pulgino, Software Development Engineer
  • I stand with the MN FC workers and all FC workers across the country who have to work in inhumane conditions. Without the hard work of you all, Amazon’s success would be severely impacted and I want you all to know that you are supported and your voice is heard. We stand with you and will work hard to continue to make the case for equitable and suitable working conditions. — Faisal Abdullahi
  • Customer Obsession is not a value paid by technology. It is a value paid by human beings. Without Amazon associates like you, there would be no fulfillment centers, no sort centers, no delivery stations, no retail stores, no prime now, no fresh and pantry, no treasure trucks, no make on demand, no Amazon. You are Amazon. You are not a machine part. You are not replaceable. You are not a data point to be mined for profit. You are not an offering to be sacrificed to the virtuous cycle. Every single individual in our operations is a person with intrinsic dignity and worth. Amazon has the capability and the resources to do better. I stand in solidarity with your reasonable demand that we do so. — Stephanie Berliant
  • Hello MN, as a midwestnative who works over at the Boston office, I appreciate you all for standing up for yourselves and making yourselves visible. Know that a lot of here support you. Stay strong! — Harold Schaut
  • Hi MC FC Workers! I have a deep respect for you and the hard work your doing and the dedication you show in making a hard job also a humane one. You are an example to all of us and I wish you the best and lots of success. We are and always should be a people company and you, the people, matter. You are heard, even in Germany. — Ramon Pallaske, International Program Manager
  • Hello MN workers, you are a powerful and inspiring example for the wonderful things that can happen when we as workers and humans come together and demand change for the better. I congratulate you for your unabiding and don’t give up! — Victoria Wettmarshausen
  • Hello FC workers, I fully support your cause and courge! Everyone has a right to safe working conditions, equal pay, equal opportunities, the right to equal treatment, regardless of gender, origin and appearance, religion, sexual orientation. Good luck! Stay strong! — Dorotea Yilmaz
  • Hello MN FC Workers, greetings from Munich in Germany! Over the years I have heard how Amazon has treated FC workers badly, but you know it’s one of those news you read and you know and you don’t do anything about it. Until one day, I tried to find a colleague on Phonetool, and instead I was on the page of a FC colleague. I looked at his face, and all the other faces in his same team. He has been working there for 7 years! Behind each face there’s a family to be supported, bills to be paid, lives to be enjoyed and lived! It is very difficult for me to imagine staying in the hard work position for SEVEN years without being promoted. I was deeply touched and now these news reports finally register in me. I deeply respect your courage and thank you for stepping up and voicing out! Without you the foundation of Amazon is not complete. Thank you so very much for your work and stand strong! You have my support! — Adora Wang, Sr. Vendor Mgr
  • Dear Minnesota Fulfillment Center Workers, thank you for having the courage to strike and show Amazon and the world that unfair employee treatment is not sustainable! I was born and raised in Minnesota, so you have a special place in my heart. Here at Audible we have a principle dedicated to this kind of cause called Activate Caring, so I can say with confidence that all of Audible supports you in spirit, even if not everyone has the chance to add their voice. — Joshua Denning, Knowledge Management Administrator
  • Hello fellow Amazonians, Your courage and resolve are whole-heartedly supported here in Seattle. Keep standing strong and know we are standing with you! — Alexandra Mitchelson
  • Thank you for having the courage to do this. Your actions are inspiring and will help make conditions better for many many people. — Mike Kale
  • Dear Minnesota colleagues, I respect and applaud your courage to make a stand against feeling that you aren’t being treated fairly, and asking for what you want. The safety of your working conditions, and fair recognition for your work, is important to me. — Brian Ballantyne, Senior Program Manager
  • There’s a troubling trend in employment opportunities today, in the US and elsewhere. It is a growing divide between the haves and the have-nots. Those with sought-after engineering skills are courted by employers and making comfortable salaries, including receiving company stock. Those less fortunate are caught in a cut-throat game of musical chairs. Employers can afford to work these people hard and pay them little, knowing if they quit or are fired, someone else will come along to replace them. For the have-nots, it is a race to the bottom, at the expense of human dignity. As the software developers continue to automate processes, the need for (frequently physically demanding) labor is reduced, and another chair is removed. Amazon serves as a particularly acute example of both ends of the spectrum. Though the company earned some kudos for its $15/hour minimum wage policy, it continues to subject FC workers to harsh conditions, such as baking heat, infrequent and inadequate bathroom breaks, and punishing physical demands that even exhaust the young and healthy — let alone those nearing retirement age. Amazon doesn’t do any of this out of malice, of course. It is playing by the moneymaking rules established by government. On the other hand, Amazon and other wealthy companies also influence those rules through lobbying. Meanwhile, our CEO Jeff Bezos is now the richest individual on Earth. He could turn this around. If he were to champion an end to this widening systemic inequality, others would listen. Amazon’s FC workers, all of them, absolutely deserve better. In addition to a minimum wage at least equal to the local living wage, Amazon should award shares of stock to all its hard-working employees. (It used to do this, but only for employees who stuck around for two years. It stopped when it raised the minimum wage to $15.) It should establish a policy that all employees must be treated with dignity — comfortable and safe conditions, reasonable hours, and sufficient time for eating, bathroom breaks, and resting. It should also declare that its employees, and those of its subsidiary companies, may freely unionize without fear of reprisal. I’ve worked as an Amazon software developer for 13 years and I’m happy to sign my name to this statement. — Greg Meyers
  • I’m writing to share support from Amazon corporate in Seattle. As a Amazon worker and human, I stand by you. I echo your demands for safe, secure, fair, and sustainable working conditions for all. I echo your call for Amazon to behave as a responsible employer that lifts up workers and their communities. Thank you for your courage, compassion, and relentless pursuit of dignity and respect for workers. — Josephine Hoy [Senior Product Manager, Technical]
  • Hello, MN FC Workers. I am so proud of you for standing up for your rights, and the rights of all FC workers. You are doing the work all corporate should be doing. You are the bedrock of our company . — Mallory Kronlund
  • You are all heroes who exemplify what’s good about people. You’re doing good work for customers and for Amazonians. Keep up the good fight! — Patrick Mitchell
  • Hi from Japan, MN FC workers. Be it working conditions or ecology, it takes a shift in the corporate mindset and the culture. I support that shift because I want to see Amazon successful not only in business for our customers but also internally as a place we feel proud to work at. -JL
  • Hello coworkers and fellow humans! I appalled by the difference in treatment of employees at Amazon and want to share my support as a coworker and as a person. I admire your courage! Thank you for speaking up. All voices should be heard. — Laura Costantino
  • I’m so proud of what you guys are doing to stand up for your rights as human beings. Your voices are the ones that need to be heard; the ones that those in positions of power need to hear. Your voices and actions and courage and willpower need to be louder than the call of money — Aadil Bhatti, SDE
  • Sending all FC workers in MSP all the good vibes and solidarity I can. Your fight, leadership and dedication to better working conditions for yourselves and others are an inspiration to me and many of my friends and neighbors. The hard work you do deserves to be recognized and I will do everything in my power to support better working conditions for you and your peers worldwide and I fully support all your demands.
  • Hello from Costa Rica! Go ahead and fight for your rights, make your voices heard, they already reached Costa Rica ;). Honestly this surprised me a lot, I thought Amazon would not treat its workers that way. Stand your ground.
  • Every employee of Amazon deserves a workplace that is safe and equitable, and I proudly support all of you! We all want Amazon to be a great place to work, and you are helping to make us better. I am standing with you from here in Seattle!
  • All amazon employees should be proud to call themselves such. It is shameful that while Amazon chooses to be the industry leader in so many aspects of their employment policies, and yet continues to allow other aspects of their policies to be worthy of being called ‘inhumane’. Amazon has the ability to make every job they offer to be one anyone can be proud of, without hurting their considerable profits. FC workers, like those in MN are the backbone of the company and should be treated as such. I fully support their goals, and feel that Amazon should also. Amazon should be seen as a company of innovation, not exploitation.
  • Hello MN FC Workers, thank you doing this! Keep fighting for better conditions and better pay….don’t remain silent. Stay strong and good luck. Wish I could be there to support but you’re in my thoughts. — Erika Green, Executive Assistant, Seattle
  • Hello MN FC Workers — I’m so proud of you all! Sending you support from PDX17
  • Hello MC FC Workers, thank you for putting yourselves on the line and taking a stand! I would like to offer my wholehearted support. When Jeff Bezos is worth over $100B, it’s totally unfair that you are working in subpar conditions. You deserve better! — Shashank Bharadwaj, Sr. BIE
  • Sustainability and acceptable working conditions for Amazon FC’s employees (temps included!) are two important sides of the same coin. Support from the Japan office.
  • As an engineer, I reject the conventional hubris that our success as company comes mainly from technology — FC workers deserve their fair share of credit, and I fully support this action. — Faiz
  • Thank you so much for the work you do to keep this company successful. Please keep fighting for fair conditions, and please keep reaching out to the rest of the company with ways that we can help you! Many of us want to support you, but don’t know where to focus our efforts and aren’t aware of the full scope of the issues. Thank you for reaching out to the Amazon Employees for Climate Justice group, which is how I learned about the strike.
  • After seeing John Oliver’s piece on warehousing, I understand that pressure on warehouse employees has become inhumane in typical situations. I support reconsidering the requirements and expectations of warehouse workers, in order to make them commensurate with the needs and limitations of human bodies and psyches. Good for you, taking a stand. Best wishes for positive change! — Michael Kramer
  • Amazon’s FC workers deserve to be treated with respect, paid well, and feel safe at work. I hope your example inspires other FCs to take action, too!
  • Amazon, as a powerful player on the global stage, has a responsibility to set health and safety standards that actually protect the people they build their business on. You are the reason Amazon makes billions! There should be time and money allocated to make sure FC workers have good working conditions that they thrive in and are not just a corner that can be cut. — Juliet Newman
  • Solidarity for all those demonstrating — workers are strong when we unite. Be bold and be proud!
  • You have my full support. Everyone deserves fair working conditions and a *livable* wage ($15/hour is not a livable wage, it must be more than this). There have been a number of publications about the poor conditions at warehouses and we must stand together in solidarity against this.
  • Good luck from a colleague over in the UK. I hope you win.
  • Fulfillment center workers like you across the world are the backbone of how Amazon has made the fortune that it has off your labor. For one of the richest companies in the world, there is absolutely no reason why every worker cannot be given safe work conditions and a secure job. Solidarity to all of you who are fighting for better working conditions and a more secure future — Rajit Iftikhar
  • You are so strong and brave for committing to collective action. The work you do will propagate out to the rest of Amazon. I am so happy to see FC workers organizing and I dearly hope it galvanizes support across the company. We in Seattle have your back and support you unequivocally. Thank you for your hard work!
  • FC workers are the cornerstone of Amazon’s retail business — no matter what we do as software engineers, it’s all theoretical until you set the wheels in motion. I stand with you as a fellow employee and as a fellow human being — you deserve safe and equitable working conditions, full benefits, and a fair share of the enormous profit you create.
  • Minnesota FC workers, thank you for your courage and for standing up for workers rights! You’re doing an amazing thing. I stand with you!
  • Hello workers! Thank you for your courage and standing up for what you believe in. Know that many Amazon workers have your back and will help in this fight as well.
  • I stand in solidarity with you, Minnesota workers. You are the reason Amazon is so successful and why it’s made some so wealthy. It’s high time you got your fair share.
  • Invest in your people and your company will flourish. For that reason alone we should not ignore the work being put in by our colleagues who work in the forefront of the operations, in which Amazon built its name on.
  • I support you, and know that change comes from within. Without employees speaking up, and willing to take a stand, change will never happen. You are an inspiration to the rest of us.
  • We can all thank organized labor for speaking up and getting us 40 hour weeks and our weekends off, and I thank our colleagues in Minnesota for continuing this great tradition. Amazon doesn’t operate within a vacuum, or even an unfettered marketplace. It’s up to all of us to define what is reasonable. Within those boundaries we can continue to innovate. Everybody can win.
  • Without our FC workers, Amazon could not deliver on any of the features that it has staked its reputation on and that have earned it such trust with customers. As one of your coworkers from Seattle HQ, I am sending you my support and solidarity. We stand with you in demanding fair working conditions.
  • MN FC workers, your bravery is commendable and should be an example for us all. Solidarity forever!
  • A successful company serves its customers well. A *good* company also serves its employees well. I think Amazon is a good company, and I hope they will do right by all their employees (temp and otherwise.)
  • So much respect for your courage! We all deserve well-paid jobs and humane & safe working conditions. Good luck to you in your strike and thank you once again for your courage!
  • Hi Guys, FR Paris Office is with you! Can’t give up Day 1. Respect for Temp workers and HR needs anticipation. Business partner education for all. Love.Hey, hard-working people, I’m proud of your courage! Please keep up the good work! This company is great when it comes to customer focus. But it’s important not to lose sight of the focus on your own employees! You are not alone. We in Germany also strike on Prime Day.
  • Thank you, MN FC workers, for standing up for yourselves and for all of us! This Boston tech worker appreciates your courage and wisdom. Every workplace that gains safe working conditions makes workers everywhere safer. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.
  • Minnesota workers, keep it up! Your brave action sends a message that employers cannot treat their employees like machines. Teaching them to value the work of FC employees and allow them safe and comfortable working conditions. You are setting an example for workers’ rights worldwide!
  • Amazon Fulfillment is the working core of the company and has transformed Amazon.com into the powerhouse that it is today. There is strength in this truth. As the company expands and maintains its responsibilities to its customer and shareholders, remember that you are your own best advocates. I support your efforts to preserve your dignity and health and truly believe that your example will embolden others to recognize their value. — Jason Unger, Business Analyst
  • Solidarity forever! Fulfillment centers are the backbone of this company. My job is very different from many of yours; I receive a salary to sit at a desk and create engineered designs. I want you all to know that I think my interests as a worker align more with your interests than they align with the people who have been denying you the things you demand. Once you account for inflation, the nationwide average pay rate of people who do my job has only increased by a tiny percentage over the last several decades. Accounting for inflation, workers like you have had a huge decrease in average pay rate in that same time period. Also in that same time period, this country’s GDP per capita has risen a lot. A rising tide should lift all boats, and Amazon has been failing to jump on this opportunity to lead the way, there. If my stock value goes down because of work slowdowns on Prime Day, I’ll know who to blame: the bosses who refused to come to the table with you and reach an agreement to convert more temps to full time employees and adjust quotas for safety. Haa waan awoodnaa!
  • Fulfillment center workers are a critical part of the Amazon retail business and without them Amazon couldn’t function. The absolute bare minimum requirements should be a safe workplace, and as one of the most valuable companies in the world Amazon should also be providing fair opportunities for promotion and full-time work. I want the Minnesota FC workers to know that the tech workers support their calls for a fair and safe workplace. — Anthony Marucci
  • Hi everyone! I am extremely proud of you for standing up and demanding a more humane treatment. Customer Obsession should extend first and foremost to the Amazon employees. I stand with you!!!
  • Hi MN FC workers, I’d like to express my support for y’all doing the boots-on-the-ground work that actually gets packages to people. You deserve safe and equitable working conditions, fair pay, and non-contract employment. — Jeffrey Shi
  • I fully support the planned strike by the workers of the fulfillment center in Minnesota. — Daniel Draper
  • I feel like I am unable to fully praise and celebrate the work I enjoy to do within my own area of Amazon until employees and seasonal associates across the ENTIRE network are given the right consideration and dignity within their working roles. I am ashamed to work for one of the most successful and profitable corporations under these circumstances. I am proud of the individuals who are speaking up and wish them the best success. So much respect for their courage.
  • It is important that every Amazon employee feels valued by the company and has the ability to dedicate themselves to their work, without fear that they will be overwhelmed or punished for pushing back. Good luck to all Minnesota employees in making Amazon a better place for all of us! — Andrew Zunt
  • Thank you for your courage to stand up for what’s right.
  • The United States (Amazon included) was built on courage and people taking risks. Most of us are only here because of our ancestors’ courage to immigrate to this country. You all demonstrate this same courage, not just those you who came to American in search of opportunity, but everyone using their voice to advocate for better working conditions and fair treatment. Courage is contagious, and I cannot wait to see what change you all inspire. I am proud to have you as my colleagues. — Jeremy Erdman, Program Manager
  • I support our fulfillment center workers’ pursuits for environment improvement. — Kaushik Shankar
  • Fulfillment center workers are the backbone of the success for Amazon’s business. I have been a Amazon Prime Customer for almost 5+ years and I believe the Fulfillment center workers are the main reason millions of people like me get our holiday gifts. — Tom Mathews
  • Thank you for being a beacon of courage to everyone who believes fair work warrants fair treatment and fair wage!
  • Insights into the Fulfillment Centers like these make me question what exactly this company stands for. We have the capital to empower our workers, rather than exploit them for gains. Our CEO just bought an $80 million dollar home, and yet it is ‘frugal’ to treat our marginalized workers in such a manner? I would really love to hear the official reasoning from on high pertaining to why we are ok treating workers like this, because I cannot think of a legitimate one that does not involve an unnecessary degree of greed. — Joe Nicholas
  • I stand in solidarity — Christine Koo
  • I love the quote “The greatness of a nation can be judged by how it treats its weakest member” and while we are not a nation (even though there are times it feels like it) I believe it can apply to our company as well. I believe we have the experience, resources, creativity and introspection to apply “customer obsession” in the direction of our employees as well. We are told that we are all leaders at Amazon and I commend the FC workers in Minnesota for demonstrating this principle with their actions. — DJ Petersen, Frontend Engineer
  • Hello MN FC Workers; I support you!! — Heather White
  • I have an inkling what it can be like to work in the FCs. I am proud that you are standing up to demand better conditions. I will continue doing my part, however small, to make the FCs a better place to work. — Jarrod
  • Hi, Minnesota FC workers. I’ve only been at Amazon for 8 months, but I have never been more aware that the abstract technological marvels we create and support would be meaningless without people “on the ground” in the FCs, making miracles happen. You deserve safe, secure, and rewarding employment, and your courage and conviction in demanding it inspire me. I support you 100%. — Kim Douglas
  • I thank you and applaud you for fighting for the workplace you deserve! — Jarvie Peyser
  • Hello MN FC Workers. Without you, Amazon wouldn’t be. You deserve a great company climate and support, and we in Seattle rally behind you! Thank you for all that you do! — Tawnya Scott, 3P Biz Development
  • Dear MN FC Workers, I’m so sorry for your struggles, and want to offer you support. It’s important that you stand up for your rights and I respect you all for showing up. Thank you! — Kavita Sthanumurthy
  • Solidarity Forever!! — Max West
  • Hi Minnesota FC Workers, I’m incredibly impressed by the stand you’re taking. I believe that Amazon can be a great place for everyone. However, in order to achieve that, the employees of Amazon must make their voices heard when they see an issue within the company. Thank you for speaking out! — Daelin Fischman
  • Amazon leadership principles include Earns Trust, Customer Obsession, and Insist On The Highest Standards. There is no arguing that employees are Amazon Corporate’s customers and it is only right of them to literally obsess over the concerns and wellbeing of these workers if they want to stay true to their own principles. — David Stuart
  • “Hello MN FC Workers! I can’t imagine the bravery you must have to stand up like this and fight for what’s right. Together we stand up, apart we are pushed down. Solidarity from Seattle! — Jacob McCarthy
  • Thank you for your courage. I stand with you! An injury to you is an injury to me… and to all of us. Thank you for leading, and pushing Amazon to be the kind of company it needs to be. — Emily Cunningham
  • You guys are the leading edge in the fight for economic justice. Never bend. — Cole Passannante
  • Dignity to Employees is must — sowjanya
  • Hi MN workers, full support to you! You deserve safe and secure working conditions and fair opportunities. — Daphne Bliss
  • I am very proud to work for Amazon and I am proud of our $15 minimum wage for FC employees but I think we can do better. I stand with you MN FC workers! — Jay
  • Hi fellow Amazonians at the MN FC! I admire your courage for standing up to what is right. Remain diligent. Amazon is a better place because of you! — Viet T
  • I would not be able to do your job and believe that you should be valued for it. I fully support your call for a safer and better working environment! We are so proud of the work that you do, knowing that you are the backbone of our retail business :).
  • Amazon is a leader in every industry it operates in, as such we should be exemplary in our corporate ethics. Our company’s growth is largely attributed to each individual amazonians efforts. It is a moral and ethical offense to base our growth on the well being and expense of our FC workers who are at the forefront of providing the unparalleled CX that is expected and admired from Amazon.
  • Hi MN FC workers, we respect your cause and know that there are so many of us who support you and your cause!
  • Hang in there and stay organized!
  • Hello FC Workers, thank you for your courage and commitment in pursuing your rights and furthering the quality of standards for everyone. I support you.
  • I have such great respect for your courage to stand up for what you deserve. Amazon has all the resources to do something for the better, thank you for encouraging more action!
  • You guys play a big role at Amazon. I admire your courage to stand up for change inresult it is coming!
  • Stay strong!!!
  • To all FC workers out there, You are the basic blocks behind which Amazon is able to gain popularity and grow as a very dependable retail business. I offer all my support to all of you to have better working conditions. We cannot keep customers happy without keeping our employees happy. Stay strong — Rashmi Sr TPM
  • Fulfillment center workers are the backbone of the business, more than respecting their rights, I think all Amazonians should value and be grateful of the great effort their tasks take. I want to believe that I work for a business that protects their employees as it takes care of its clients. If a respectful and peaceful civil action is needed to get to that state, I’m a 100% a supporter. I admire the MN FC bravery and ownership, this is how we make history!
  • Incredibly impressed by all of you organizing to make your voices heard! This has already hit mainstream media and the country is watching. Know that your fellow Amazonians fully support you in this fight! Wishing you all the best as you head into the strike.
  • Hi guys, I review cartons as part of my job and can understand the volume and level of dedication one must have at an FC. I really admire your patience and hard work with the million of boxes and challenges they carry. Stay STRONG and SOLID as a rock, there are people that do value your work and see it every day… like me.
  • Fair working rights for all! I support my striking comrades in the MN fulfillment centers. Stay strong.
  • Dear MN FC Workers, I applaud your courage to make your voices heard. I would love nothing more than to see the Amazon’s flywheel include its core assets — the people. Let’s get the messages crossed, in a safe and effective way. The more evidence you can provide, the more clear you detail your asks, the more senior management will need to respond. Stay safe!
  • I support that you should be treated as humans and not as data. Also, work smart, not hard. If work is fun and smart, then it is not hard.
  • FC workers are critical part of Amazon’s success and should be treated as such
  • Stand strong FC Workers! ALL Amazon employees deserve safe working conditions and reliable jobs. Seattle supports you!
  • Just saying I also support what you all are doing!
  • Thanks for all that you do!
  • While I love being a Prime member, and believe in Amazon as a company, safe working conditions should be a baseline for all Amazon workers. As such, I more than respect and support our Fulfillment Center Employees for using their right to protest to help ensure they have safe working conditions and realistic work expectations.
  • Fight together, fight strong, fight to unionize
  • Hi folks! I am so proud of this group for taking a public stance on this issue — without FC workers, Amazon wouldn’t have a business. It is completely reasonable to expect safe working conditions and being treated with respect. Your courage in acting will undoubtedly lead to change for the better!
  • You guys (and our colleagues all around the world) are the best! Have a backbone, disagree and escalate until you get resolutions..!
  • Thank you for standing up for what is right. We support you.
  • I stand in solidarity with you!
  • I stand behind fair, safe, and stable working conditions for the MN FC Workers!
  • Hello MN FC Workers, you deserve better working conditions like any other employees. I am proud of you and your work. I appreciate your courage. Stand strong!
  • MN FC workers, I am so grateful for the work you do and as your colleague I support you in asking for the kind of employee experience you deserve! Stay strong and know that you have my support!
  • I support your cause
  • Have courage and know your working brothers and sisters stand with you. This fight is just and good.
  • FC workers have one of the most important tasks within Amazon and yet are often the one who receive the worst conditions. We must never forget that we are all humans and deserve to work in the right conditions. This is not XVIII century anymore, and as a global company, Amazon should be at the head of workers’ rights. Without proper conditions for its workers, Amazon will totally fail at their customers. Workers in right condition deliver better results and make our company even better. Support from Costa Rica — Isaac C, Account Manager
  • You guys are the lifeblood of Amazon! Keep raising the bar and insisting on the highest working standards! You have the support of Seattle!
  • As tech workers, we want all FC workers to know that we all support your calls for safe and qual working conditions. Your calls for justice have not fallen on deaf ears — keep fighting the good fight and stand strong!

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