On Thursday, three U.S. senators said Amazon.com Inc should stop working with delivery contractors who violate labor laws by imposing unfair terms on e-commerce package drivers.
REUTERS: Three US senators on Thursday told Amazon.com Inc to stop working with contractors which violates labor laws by introducing unfair terms for drivers who deliver packages for the e-commerce company.
The senators, in a letter https://bit.ly/2lSfcDP to Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos, responded to reports alleging Amazon was pushing entrepreneurs and to a greater extent avoided regulatory scrutiny.
Amazon did not respond to a request for comment.
The letter was signed by Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren, Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal and Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown.
Buzzfeed August 31st https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/carolineodonovan/amazon-next-day-delivery-does Amazon created it called the exploitative terms for driver contractors by pushing them to deliver more than 250 packages a day.
Amazon had told Buzzfeed that it expects its delivery operators to comply with labor laws.
Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang last week also called https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/kenbensinger/andrew-yang-calls-for-increased-regulation-of-amazon for increased regulation of Amazon's delivery network.
(Reporting by Supantha Mukherjee in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel)