I Delivered Packages for Amazon and It Was a Nightmare

Amazon Flex allows drivers to get paid to deliver packages from their own vehicles. But is it a good deal for workers?

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By Alana Semuels

I’m sure I looked comical as I staggered down a downtown San Francisco street on a recent weekday, arms full of packages — as I…

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