Amazon: Truth Behind the Click

A behind the scenes look into what happens when you buy from the world’s biggest online retailer. Through testimonials of ex-employees and an undercover employee with a camera, the tough conditions for workers at Amazon are revealed. The film exposes the immense pressure the workers go through, such as racing a computerized clock every step of their shift and having to walk up to 11 miles a day inside the distribution centers.

As more people around the world find it easier to do their shopping online with a click of a button, staff members working at Amazon are put under mental and physical stress to deliver.

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  • peterpieman

    Boo freaking hoo.

  • James

    Seriously? That looks like one of the easiest jobs a person can have! Visit a construction site if you want to see a real workload.

  • Tink

    I worked in Amazon as a picker, it’s not great job ever but there are much worst ones. If there are no targets there would be no productivity and employees would just hanging around. It’s a job for god sake, you are not shopping….and it kept me fit :)

  • Jessica Allen

    working like a donkey for minimum wage, with supervisors always on your back about targets lol these people need to re-evaluate there life’s

    • Smith

      I’d suggest that you reevaluate your spelling and grammar.

      • Jessica Allen

        I can’t spell to save my life, that’s why I chose to become a graphic designer. Sounds like you did’t like my comment. are you donkey and proud ?

        • zerozero

          Yeah, you probably clicked 10 times in Photoshop and you call yourself a graphic designer just like every monkey out there.

          • http://www.cutitoutwallstickers.co.uk Jessica Allen

            have a look at my work and my online businessCUT IT OUT Wall Stickers

  • Harold Rottencock

    I don’t see anyone holding guns to these people’s heads. You don’t like working there? F**king quit then!

    • James

      thats a typical uneducated opinion…go back to watching cartoons

  • Ethan Jones

    You make wall stickers and feel that you have accomplished and contributed enough to humanity to belittle people? I actually did take a look at your site. Looks like you managed to incorporate all the skills you learned in nursery and really use them to bring a tacky finish to otherwise nicely decorated rooms. Good job. Hardly a cancer a cure. Certainly the more astute of us will understand that need to take a minimum wage job, in most cases, is less of a choice and far better than sitting on benefits. Should large companies have the right to exploit peoples desperation to find work in an unstable economy? Should any employer, despite what experts advise, work their staff to the point of mental and physical health issues? Do low prices come at a high cost for humanity and the environment? Is the pursuit of profit worth all of this? And does printing wall stickers give you a valuable perspective on society?

  • Jimmy Wong

    You get paid to exercise, and the timer is your personal timer is like a personal trainer to push you to go beyond what you think you can do. And you’re complaining.