• I'm an Amazon warehouse worker. I love the Black Friday chaos, but I needed hand surgery after working the packer line, and the raffle-ticket 'incentives' are kind of a joke

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    "There's a lot of competition, and we all know who the high producers are. So when the game is on, it's fun," one Amazon warehouse worker says. ane Barlow/PA Images via Getty Images
    An older Amazon worker shared their experience preparing for Black Friday at the warehouse.
    They used to be a packer but switched to a new role after getting carpal-tunnel surgery.
    The worker loves the Black Friday chaos but finds the employee-raffle incentive discouraging.
    This as-told-to essay is based on a conversation with an Amazon warehouse worker in their 60s. They asked to remain anonymous for...
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