New Amazon data shows Black, Latino and female employees are underrepresented in best-paid jobs
Union leaders are joined by community group representatives, elected officials and social activists for a rally in support of unionization efforts by Amazon workers in the state of Alabama on March 21 in Los Angeles, California (AFP)

Amazon published Wednesday the most detailed look yet at its workforce demographic data, showing what many critics of the company have long suspected: Black, Latino and female employees are underrepresented in the best-paid jobs at Amazon. The only segment where the number of women reflects countrywide demographics is among the company's nearly 850,000 U.S. employees working lower-paid jobs, including in warehouses. Black and Latino workers are overrepresented in that slice of Amazon employees. Amazon released the data as it announced wide-ranging workforce diversity goals for the next year. T...