Amazon hires outside investigators after employee petition alleges discrimination and harassment

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The pack mezzanine is seen during a tour of Amazon's Fulfillment Center, September 21, 2018 in Kent, Washington.

The pack mezzanine is seen during a tour of Amazon's Fulfillment Center, September 21, 2018 in Kent, Washington.

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