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Amazon workers in Scotland are camping outside in the bitter cold to avoid travel costs


Amazon’s employees would apparently prefer to brave sub-zero temperatures than bear travel costs.

Some of the company’s workers have been choosing to camp out near their workplace—at least three tents were spotted in woodland beside the online retail giant’s Dunfermline location in Scotland by the Courieron Dec. 9. One abandoned tent had rubbish, discarded sleeping bags, cans of cider and other items scattered around it.

An unnamed worker told the Courier that Amazon was a “poor employer” and that camping was easier and cheaper than traveling 30 miles each way from his home in Perth. His tent disappeared by that afternoon, but two of the other tents—both abandoned—remained. Full Story

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