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Amazon 'used neo-Nazi guards to keep immigrant workforce under control' in Germany
02-18-2013, 05:33 PM #1
KILLUMINATI Made Ya Look!!
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Amazon is at the centre of a deepening scandal in Germany as the online shopping giant faced claims that it employed security guards with neo-Nazi connections to intimidate its foreign workers.

Germany’s ARD television channel made the allegations in a documentary about Amazon’s treatment of more than 5,000 temporary staff from across Europe to work at its German packing and distribution centres.

The film showed omnipresent guards from a company named HESS Security wearing black uniforms, boots and with military haircuts. They were employed to keep order at hostels and budget hotels where foreign workers stayed. “Many of the workers are afraid,” the programme-makers said.

The documentary provided photographic evidence showing that guards regularly searched the bedrooms and kitchens of foreign staff. “They tell us they are the police here,” a Spanish woman complained. Workers were allegedly frisked to check they had not walked away with breakfast rolls.

more here: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/...95843.html
02-18-2013, 08:05 PM #2
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jump to the center

then step right back

look left over your shoulder

as your mind does crack

jack boot man with a stick

make you dance

and perform your trick

work force people

forced to slave

either work real hard

or face your grave

two dollar an hour

cost you fifty to eat

too much power
given to just one seat

either work real hard

or,,,,,

face your grave ,,,,,,,
02-18-2013, 08:10 PM #3
オタマジャクシ Member
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(02-18-2013, 05:33 PM)I⊥∀NIW∩LLIʞ Wrote:  Amazon is at the centre of a deepening scandal in Germany as the online shopping giant faced claims that it employed security guards with neo-Nazi connections to intimidate its foreign workers.

Germany’s ARD television channel made the allegations in a documentary about Amazon’s treatment of more than 5,000 temporary staff from across Europe to work at its German packing and distribution centres.

The film showed omnipresent guards from a company named HESS Security wearing black uniforms, boots and with military haircuts. They were employed to keep order at hostels and budget hotels where foreign workers stayed. “Many of the workers are afraid,” the programme-makers said.

The documentary provided photographic evidence showing that guards regularly searched the bedrooms and kitchens of foreign staff. “They tell us they are the police here,” a Spanish woman complained. Workers were allegedly frisked to check they had not walked away with breakfast rolls.

more here: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/...95843.html


Amazon's actions kind of make sense.

When there are security personnel available with that skill set it would be a shame not to use them.

It doesn't sound like the workers were all that reliable or trustworthy.



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