‘They want us to be robots’: Whole Foods workers fear Amazon’s changes


Employees have begun to organize in an attempt to push back on changes made since Amazon acquired the company in 2017

Whole Foods staff are worried that Amazon, the grocery chain’s new owner, is trying to turn them into “robots” and are seeking to set up a union to protect their jobs.

Workers at “America’s healthiest grocery store” say management is trying to cut jobs and reduce wages as they reshape the 38-year-old grocery chain in Amazon’s image.

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