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Amazon workers find new roles as robots take over the heavy lifting

When Amazon installed the robots, some people who had stacked bins before, like Ms Nisa Scott, took courses at the company to become robot operators. "It's not repetitive," she said of her new duties.

Florence, New Jersey

NISSA Scott started working at the cavernous Amazon warehouse in southern New Jersey late last year, stacking plastic bins the size of small ottomans. It was not, she said, the most stimulating activity. And lifting the bins, which often weigh more than 11 kg each,...

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