Amazon.com An INC company should do better in taking care of its employees Jeff Bezos On Thursday in his recent message to shareholders as CEO of the online retailer.
Bezos’ comments come days after Amazon warehouse employees in Alabama voted against formation labor union By a margin of more than 2-1, which is a major victory for the retailer who has fought back hard Unions Through decades.
Bezos, the world’s richest man, wrote in the letter: “Although the voting results were skewed and our direct relationship with employees is strong, it seems clear to me that we need a better vision of how value is created for employees.”
“I think we have to do a better job for our employees,” he added.
Amazon, the second largest private employer in America, has come under fire from some of its 800,000 employees for their cruelty. working conditions.
Bezos rejected these criticisms in his letter, noting that reports that the company’s workers were being treated “like robots” were inaccurate.
“We are not setting unrealistic performance goals. We are setting achievable performance goals that take into account employee seniority and current performance data,” he said.
Bezos, who will step down as CEO of the company he founded 27 years ago this year, has said he plans to work to increase the security of Amazon warehouses in his new position as chairman of the board. Andy Gacy, Head of Cloud at Amazon Web Services, will replace him as CEO.