Jeff Bezos and Amazon Heavily Exploits People’s Panic, Amidst Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic, for Additional Monetary Gain – National ENQ Investigation
National ENQ has analyzed different critical periods in history and, whatever the reason of the crysis at that time may have been, similar to the present coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic situation, there were people who’ve profited heavily, while accumulating more wealth and expanding their businesses – today, the best example of these practices in front of our eyes is Jeff Bezos and Amazon, along with his other companies.
Many Amazon employees, experts and other people have asked the following question: how fair is it to allow people or businesses to profit when people are in danger? Should we allow these outright monopolies in business when people are panicking and are risking severe illness and death?
National ENQ, NationalENQ.com Breaking News: Jeff Bezos, Amazon Exploiting Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic, Takes from $2.2 Trillion Stimulus Package
A big chunk of the $2.2 trillion stimulus package is already going to end up in Jeff Bezos and Amazon’s pockets, how? It’s simple – even if the U.S. gives the money to Americans in order to help families in these times of crysis, as well as to help businesses stay alive, a big part of the money will, eventually, end up being paid to Amazon, as it’s the largest online retailer which people have purchased goods from, and will continue to, as many fear leaving their homes.
National ENQ, NationalENQ.com Sources Confirm: Despite the Huge Additional Profits for Jeff Bezos and Amazon Because of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic, They Continue Pushing Their Employees to the Limit for Even More Money
It’s already wide-known that Jeff Bezos and Amazon pay people per hour, at the lowest possible levels of income, which barely allows them to accumulate any savings, let alone the employees’ inability to even develop a proper career with their Amazon job.
Since Jeff Bezos and Amazon offer very low wages to employees, but, at the same time, they have extreme demands for them, with unrealistic quotas and expectations, many scandals and discussions about the practices of Amazon, regarding their wages, standards and procedures have appeared into the public, making this subject very well known, while leaving Amazon in quite the controversial spotlight.
Since many are afraid of being infected with the coronavirus (COVID-19 disease), as it might mean severe health problems and death, consumers who don’t traditionally buy products and services online have now moved to online stores and retailers for almost everything they need.
As Jeff Bezos’ Amazon was already the largest online retailer all over the United States, with a de facto monopoly, before the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the now global disease turned pandemic has only made the sales and customers of the company skyrocket, while bringing in non-stop profits and amplifying Jeff Bezos’ Amazon monopoly.
The opinion of several experts and even employees of Amazon, like Chris Smalls (31), is that, in addition of exploiting the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic situation, Jeff Bezos and Amazon are pushing their employees to the limit, while putting them at risk of getting infected with the coronavirus (COVID-19), especially as they have to continue working long hours for a minimum pay, while receiving no off days, required equipment or medical assistance.
Chris Smalls, a former management assistant at an Amazon facility in Staten Island was fired after organizing a much-needed walk out with dozens of employees. The walk out had, as one of its main goals, the temporary closure of the facility for disinfection after one of the workers was tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19), as well as paid time off for sick workers that wanted to self-quarantine. Smalls declared:
“They pretty much retaliated against me for speaking out.”
“I don’t know how they sleep at night.”
The general opinion of the Amazon employees who’ve made similar comments is that there remains no logical explanation for the lack of safety measures taken by Amazon – many people have called out the greed of Jeff Bezos, along with the top managment of Amazon because, despite of the huge, already existing sales and profits of the company, which have recently increased dramatically, as a result of the Amazon online monopoly, now strengthened with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic crysis, they don’t seem to care about investing in the protection of their employees and in creating a friendly enviroment with real career oportunities for the people working for Amazon.
Amidst the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, for Jeff Bezos and Amazon, the big question remains: should the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice and other authorities decide to break down Amazon into multiple companies?
We must remember that there were previous initiatives, along with present, ongoing investigations on breaking down companies like Facebook, along with many others, just because they’ve gotten too large, with unmeasurable profits and, now, Jeff Bezos’ Amazon is showing critical signs, while having a strong de facto monopoly of all online sales.
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