By  on July 15, 2019

As a “rebinner” at an Amazon warehouse in Shakopee, Minn., Meg Brady’s task is a test of speed and stamina. Items ordered by customers arrive unwrapped on conveyor belts, and rebinners must pick them up, group them into an order, and send them through a cubby hole to be packed by workers on the other side, she said.  

During 10-hour workdays that start at 6:30 a.m., Brady, 55, said she must move roughly 600 items an hour, pushing buttons to log their passage. Lagging behind could mean risking warnings or getting fired, she said. 

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