Amazon apologized to a Democratic congressman after a dispute over whether the company’s employees urinate in water bottles.
The online retailer expressed remorse to Wisconsin Rep. Mark Pocan in a blog post Friday. Pocan accused the online retailer of engaging in “union-bust[ing] & mak[ing] workers urinate in water bottles” March 24.
“We apologize to Representative Pocan,” Amazon wrote after initially pushing back on Pocan’s claim.
“You don’t really believe the peeing in bottles thing, do you?” the Seattle-based corporation wrote March 24. “If that were true, nobody would work for us.”
1/2 You don’t really believe the peeing in bottles thing, do you? If that were true, nobody would work for us. The truth is that we have over a million incredible employees around the world who are proud of what they do, and have great wages and