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Tech Workers Join Calls For Amazon to Improve Working Conditions for Security Guards

by Heidi Groover While tech workers typically make high wages at companies like Amazon, the security guards who work on the tech giant's campus say they have trouble affording rising living costs. HG More than 150 Seattle tech workers have joined an ongoing call to improve working conditions for security guards who protect Amazon's South Lake Union campus. Over the last year, security guards who work for Security Industry Specialists (SIS) have complained of unfair treatment at work and said they haven't received pay raises in five years.
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