Amazon hits back at union for ‘spreading misinformation’

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Amazon has responded to union protests over the amount of tax it pays and staff welfare, saying the union was “spreading misinformation”.

GMB union representative Kate Gorton accused Amazon of treating staff at its fulfilment centres unfairly.

In an interview with the BBC, Gorton said employees complained about timed toilet breaks and not being allowed to leave the floor without permission.

A spokesperson for Amazon said: “Self-interested critics have a vested interest in spreading misinformation about Amazon but the facts tell a different story.

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