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How Non-Competes Shackle Workers To Dead-End Jobs

“You can’t work for anyone who competes with Amazon for the next 18 months.”

Two warehouse workers surrounded by high shelves laden with merchandise; each one has a leg shackled to a ball-and-chain bearing the Amazon ‘A’ logo.

You’ve heard about the Great Resignation, the legions of American workers who have reached a breaking point with their abusive, underpaid jobs and jumped ship. It’s a remarkable, spontaneous, uncoordinated uprising that sees Alice quitting her job and…

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