DC AG Karl Racine sues Amazon over driver tips

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The attorney general of the District of Columbia has filed a lawsuit against Amazon, accusing the company of defrauding consumers about the tips they leave for delivery drivers. Brad Greenwood, associate professor of information systems and operations management, told DC News Now that the ruse was quite clever: “The idea was actually you had variable pay which was contingent on the amount the tip came in, and this is problematic because if people believe that they’re tipping and they’ll go on top of prevailing wages then that’s misrepresenting what’s happening to the consumer.” 

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