A Warehouse Worker Takes the Fight to Amazon Shareholders

Amazon’s organizing warehouse workers have been rattling the ecommerce giant, winning union elections, and staging walkouts to agitate for better working conditions. Now, one worker is trying a novel tack. Today, Daniel Olayiwola will become the first warehouse worker in company history to present his own resolution at Amazon’s annual shareholder meeting.

Earlier this year, Olayiwola bought Amazon stock, giving him the right to bring a resolution, which he crafted with the worker advocacy organization United for Respect. A picker who has worked at warehouses in Florida and Texas since 2017, Olayiwola is provocatively calling for an end to surveillance and productivity

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