Amazon founder and executive chairman Jeff Bezos, worth an estimated $205 billion, thanked his employees for funding his space travel. For years, Amazon employees have blown the whistle on their working conditions such as having to pee in bottles to keep up with the company’s demands.
As Breitbart News reported, Bezos left Earth for a little more than 10 minutes on Tuesday aboard the New Shepard rocket that was developed by his space company Blue Origin.
After the launch, Bezos thanked “every Amazon employee and every Amazon customer, because you guys paid for all of this.”
“Seriously, for every Amazon customer out there, and every Amazon employee, thank you from the bottom of my heart very much,” Bezos continued. “It’s very appreciated.”
While the billionaire plays with space exploration, Amazon employees for years have outlined poor working conditions and treatment on the job.
Most recently, in March,