Amazon contractors hit hardest by pandemic

Pinole (United States) (AFP) - She delivers for Amazon, but Adrienne Williams says the e-commerce and tech giant did not deliver for her.The 42-year-old California single mother is among the legion of drivers for Amazon's third-party delivery firms which have been struggling amid surging demand for goods and supplies to locked-down consumers during the pandemic."We don't work for Amazon, even though I wear an Amazon uniform, drive an Amazon van into an Amazon warehouse to pick up Amazon packages," the former junior high school teacher told AFP.Williams, who stopped working in March when her se...


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