Q&A: Ex-Amazon Employee Chris Smalls on What’s Really Happening Inside Those Warehouses

‘It’s not the building that has the virus, it’s the people’

Chris Smalls holding a sign that says, 'Our health is just as essential'
Smalls said Amazon has lied about its coronavirus response after firing him to silence him. Getty Images

Chris Smalls, who is perhaps best known as the guy Amazon fired after organizing a walkout—or, worse, the employee Amazon general counsel David Zapolsky called “not smart or articulate” in a leaked memo—arguably already has a new career as the voice of Amazon’s warehouse workers.

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