How To: Handle Employee Surveillance at WorkPosted in : How To... with Dr. Gerry McMahon on 18 October 2021
Trade unions recently raised concerns about workplace surveillance at Amazon warehouses, following the company’s announcement that they plan to open their first centre in Ireland next year, creating 500 jobs at the Baldonnell Business Park in Dublin. The union’s concerns were fuelled by a recent U.S. Federal Board recommendation about the use of surveillance cameras by the company near a union recognition polling booth at their Alabama warehouse. This follows a 2020 Reuters’ report on research findings that the company relies on ‘extensive’ surveillance to track employees and their output, via ‘navigation software, item scanners, wristbands, thermal cameras, security cameras and recorded
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