An Inside Look At An Amazon Warehouse And The Impact On The U.S. Economy | Stephanie Ruhle | MSNBC

Stephanie Ruhle takes an inside look at an Amazon warehouse and speaks to employees about their day-to-day on the job. Plus, NYU Stern School of Business Professor Scott Galloway discusses possible Amazon unionization and breaks down the economic implications of the warehouse boom across the country. Aired on 04/07/2021.
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An Inside Look At An Amazon Warehouse And The Impact On The U.S. Economy | Stephanie Ruhle | MSNBC


  1. Sean Abernethy on April 16, 2021 at 1:42 am

    I guarantee you the employees interviewed wont be there in 5 years

  2. Marc Floreal on April 16, 2021 at 1:45 am

    The bezos act made amazon paid 15 an hours they didn’t do it cause they wanted to

  3. Mrs. Stewart on April 16, 2021 at 1:46 am

    I wish MSNBC would get rid of Stephanie Ruhle, she’s the worst on the network..

  4. Mastodon1976 on April 16, 2021 at 1:46 am

    Amazon should be broken up.

  5. The Reluctant Hipster on April 16, 2021 at 1:47 am

    Wow, wasn’t expecting this propaganda from msnbc.

  6. Kris Himmel on April 16, 2021 at 1:51 am

    I know how good unions are I was in the union for 27 years

  7. Goya Solidar on April 16, 2021 at 1:51 am

    "Amazon told us it prioritizes the health and safety of its employees…"

    All evidence to the contrary.

  8. Boycott Goya on April 16, 2021 at 1:53 am

    Break up monopolies and tax the robber barons!

  9. shari777 smith on April 16, 2021 at 1:55 am

    Everything said in this piece, proves Amazon should be Unionized.

  10. 3LD on April 16, 2021 at 1:55 am

    If you love Amazon, wait until the only mall in town is owned by Amazon & they control the price of 90% of all goods and labor wages.

  11. PinkBoy Blue on April 16, 2021 at 1:57 am

    freedom means people have to adapt. no one controls the market, and no one should control the market.

  12. Kris Himmel on April 16, 2021 at 2:00 am

    I hope Amazon goes Union I was in the union for a lot of years teamsters you make good money more than what Amazon’s is paying now good benefits good retirement for being Union

  13. Timothy Deering on April 16, 2021 at 2:01 am

    Cut down the shipping time. Everyone’s instant gratification is causing this. If they want instant gratification go buy local.

  14. Mike Steven on April 16, 2021 at 2:01 am

    Me: Why do you live in a house?
    Them: Because it’s safe
    Me: But a house has walls to keep people out

  15. Christine Olsson on April 16, 2021 at 2:01 am

    Do they have health insurance?

  16. Rebecca McClellan on April 16, 2021 at 2:04 am

    Stephanie does a terrific job "getting the goods" on the workplace today. This is a necessary topic and discussion. More like this, please!

  17. Brian Kralicek on April 16, 2021 at 2:04 am

    Robots will take all cherry pick and pack jobs away from humans at Amazon.

  18. Merlin Mililli on April 16, 2021 at 2:05 am

    Human Capital? That just sounds bad.

  19. Doug Dombeck on April 16, 2021 at 2:06 am

    Union yes!

  20. Cannabliss Edibles on April 16, 2021 at 2:06 am

    Every single one of those “human” warehouse jobs will be automated within 5 years. Bank on it.

  21. BonefishBoards on April 16, 2021 at 2:08 am

    40 hours per week with 4 hours of paid breaks = 36 hours of work. 40 hours paid at $15/hour = $30k/year + benefits is somehow slave labor? That’s 15% above the current poverty level for a family of four (4). And that is for ONE person in the household working full-time. Not Rockefeller kind of money; but so much better than working fast food or other retailers. Get in better physical condition during the other 128 hours of the week. Fix your diet and get some exercise. Seriously, first-world problems.

  22. Nicole Michel on April 16, 2021 at 2:09 am

    Only on this channel only.

  23. Here's Johnny! on April 16, 2021 at 2:09 am

    Two half hour breaks. One is split up to two fifteen minute breaks. And ten of those fifteen minutes breaks is walking time for each break. 5 minute walks to the bathroom food area or outside. So really it’s two five minute breaks. If that honestly. With all the people it takes more time to get around them to walk alway from your station. At lunch is the only tome you do get about 20 minutes. That’s 20 minutes to get your food and use the restroom. Smoke of you can you won’t be eating or using the restroom if so. And you better use the restroom because outside of break time if you go you numbers will go down and you will get what they call time off task. Hence why when I was there people often peed in the paper water or coffee cups provided to avoid the walks to and from the restroom and when you get back the scolding and threat of job loss by the supervisors.

  24. John Voorhees on April 16, 2021 at 2:09 am

    Amazon should NOT wait just Move the Warehouse and Jobs from Alabama. Give all the employees their 2 weeks notice NOW
    Or Uncle Bernie and his legions of communist, will keep trying to tell them HOW to run their Successful business

  25. vshah1010 on April 16, 2021 at 2:10 am

    The news are really reframing reality.
    -Carlos, from hotel worker, "realizes" he has growth from picking at Amazon. No, Carlos, there is no growth from that job. It is dead end.
    -Emily, from restaurant worker, to "robotics technician". I really doubt that the job is a real robotics technician. You don’t become a robotics technician in 1 month after 1 year.

    Amazon might call the job a "robotics technician" but it isn’t. She is just operating a tablet and operating and observing robots in the warehouse. She is not troubleshooting and fixing robots, getting schematics and diagrams , replacing units, programming robots through a program cable, going into code to run diagnostics.

  26. Michael Tudda on April 16, 2021 at 2:11 am

    only problem nobody wants to work at all .

  27. Kris Himmel on April 16, 2021 at 2:12 am

    These employees at Amazon fear of being fired every day they going to work

  28. Ehrich Smiddy on April 16, 2021 at 2:13 am

    Of course these employees won’t tell the truth about the working conditions. Bezos reaaaaally Putin our dem puff pieces.

  29. ball hockey on April 16, 2021 at 2:13 am

    Another big company abusing workers for the mighty dollar. Shameful

  30. Peter Hsueh on April 16, 2021 at 2:14 am

    Business is king haha. good one USA

  31. Tahtahme's Diary on April 16, 2021 at 2:15 am

    The issue is NOT same day delivery. The issue is Amazon refuses to hire extra drivers and give reasonable goals which they can EASILY afford and still have huge profits.

  32. Kris Himmel on April 16, 2021 at 2:17 am

    These people that lady and Guy doing this interview they sure seem anti-union unions are good to have they protect you

  33. Kris Himmel on April 16, 2021 at 2:18 am

    Amazon is hiring more and more because they’re firing people more and more

  34. Allen Nelson on April 16, 2021 at 2:22 am

    I hope Amazon’s warehouse workers realize that Amazon is committed to automating
    as much of their work as possible, and their futures aren’t secure. Just as Amazon is
    committed to self-driving delivery vehicles. At least with unions, they can negotiate
    the transition to more automation to better protect their members.

  35. Roy Turner on April 16, 2021 at 2:24 am

    Amazon needs to be unionized stop violating employees rights they should be making $ 21.65 hour to $ 25.00 an hour

  36. Debs Camera on April 16, 2021 at 2:27 am

    How long until those warehouse jobs are automated?

  37. Robert Wysocki on April 16, 2021 at 2:30 am

    To say that federal minimum wage protection and enforcement of competition are the ONLY answer is faulty logic. That competition will only be enforced when corporations no longer control the government. In the meantime, people have to do something at the ground level.

  38. Kris Himmel on April 16, 2021 at 2:31 am

    $15 an hour and they work you to death you get two 15-minute breaks or half an hour but it takes 10 minutes to go to the break room from some of these work areas and you got a 10-minute walk back that’s 20 minutes right there they don’t want you taking bathroom breaks when you’re working I know people who work at Amazon and they’re hoping Alabama goes Union

  39. Luis Galicia on April 16, 2021 at 2:31 am

    Amazon doesn’t incentivize its workers, it pressures them through intimidation to produce numbers. There are no bonuses for exceeding or meeting quotas. If you move up you will work up to 12 hours a day.

  40. Lesley Edgley on April 16, 2021 at 2:32 am

    Yeah, these places get the tax that the workers pay, but sweet fa from Amazon.

  41. Vanessa Maldonado on April 16, 2021 at 2:33 am

    This is exactly why people start distrusting mainstream media,
    1. Amazon paid 0 in federal taxes, they even got a billion dollar check thanks to Trump tax cut for the rich.
    2.- Unions are essential for higher wages and good working conditions, weekends, 40h working week, paid sick leave, and many more are achievements of unions, so they are indeed completely necessary and anyone who argues the contrary is because they only look for the companies insterests.
    This is not journalism, this is just big corporation boot licking, MSNBC should feel ashamed.

  42. Zachary Connelly on April 16, 2021 at 2:33 am

    This was an anti union, fluff piece for Amazon. $15 is what should be the absolute minimum for a living and the warehouse workers proved during this pandemic how absolutely essential they are.

    The deserve more than the minimum for something so high pressure.

  43. Mel Cot on April 16, 2021 at 2:35 am

    Not everybody wants to be a slave in a warehouse you can’t count on the federal government to guarantee anything for a person maybe it’s guaranteed for 4 years and then the next president comes in and takes it away unions have always been about the workers

  44. Mike Hurricane on April 16, 2021 at 2:35 am

    Unfortunately , during the reagans administration , union busting was rampant . Unfortunately it still goes on . Mr amo will continue to make billions and never pay a dime in taxes ! That’s real fair ?

  45. Tahtahme's Diary on April 16, 2021 at 2:36 am

    People in warehouse being watched: I would NEVER leave!
    People at home: Its hard and we are taken advantage of.

  46. Censorship Is real on April 16, 2021 at 2:42 am

    All the more reasons to open the country and let small businesses open. And shut down the corporations.
    But no. Democrats don’t want to do that.

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