Bernie Sanders has been hammering away at the fact that because companies like Amazon pay such low wages, the taxpayer has to subsidize their workers through things like SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. He has proposed legislation to tax the companies for the cost of the benefits. His group has put out a short video describing the working conditions which Amazon workers experience.
Amazon is driving down wages. Here's how: pic.twitter.com/63F32C2gIj
— Bernie Sanders (@SenSanders) September 21, 2018
Amazon has responded.