The dark side of Amazon: drivers complain of pay cuts

Shares in Amazon are booming, but the company's drivers say they are facing pay cuts and lack employment protections because they are treated as independent contractors.

    Shares in Amazon reached a record high on Friday, surging on optimism over holiday sales.

    The founder, Jeff Bezos, is now reportedly worth more than $100bn.

    But those employed by the online store to deliver goods are not doing as well.

    Some say they've had their pay cut by a third, without any explanation.

    Al Jazeera's Jacob Ward reports.


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