BGA Article On Amazon Expansion Includes Comments From Kate Lowe And Beth Gutelius

Amazon Warehouse Worker

A Better Government Association - WBEZ investigative report on Amazon’s expansion in the Chicago region includes comments from Kate Lowe, UIC associate professor of urban planning and policy, and Beth Gutelius, associate director of UIC’s Center for Urban Economic Development. Lowe addresses the need for better transparency and public involvement with Amazon’s proposals and related government actions. Gutelius talks about wages for warehouse workers and how most are part-time and temporary workers. Read more here.