Tech giant Amazon has said its tweet about how workers don't have to pee in bottles was "incorrect".
In a statement, Amazon said that the tweet in response to a U.S. politician's claim about workers peeing in bottles wasn't true.
@repmarkpocan 1/2 You don’t really believe the peeing in bottles thing, do you? If that were true, nobody would wor… https://t.co/gDke8HPsPI— Amazon News (@Amazon News) 1616639354.0
Amazon said the tweet was "an own-goal" and "incorrect" because it didn't take into account the company's "large driver population" and was just talking about fulfillment centres, where there are lots of restrooms.
The tech company also mentioned that drivers usually have trouble finding restrooms but especially do now during the pandemic because of closures.
Amazon then said that it's not an issue specific to the company but an industry-wide problem that's been happening for a long time.