Until Wednesday, the online retailer was insisting its warehouse employees gather to meet before every shift and pack into tight break rooms for meals. Amazon has plans to hire 100,000 additional workers to meet surging demand amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Some fear the surge in Amazon orders has created a potential internal health crisis as warehouse workers fulfill orders from customers who are now in self-isolation.
Infected Amazon employees will receive up to two weeks’ full pay, but employee groups in Chicago and New York are dissatisfied with the company’s response so far.
We contacted health officials in all 50 states and Washington, DC, to find out how many Americans have actually been tested for the coronavirus.
The Illinois employees who said the company failed to provide them any paid sick leave in violation of local regulations are part of a growing number of Amazon workers across the US demanding change.
Amazon continues to terminate its larger delivery contractors; at least 3,242 delivery drivers will be laid off this spring.
New documents and interviews reveal how time after time, the e-commerce giant put speed, profit, and explosive growth before public safety.
The workers, who call themselves Amazonians United Sacramento, say that unlike other Amazon employees, they receive no paid time off.
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More than 2,000 workers in eight states will lose their jobs after Amazon terminated its relationship with the firms following BuzzFeed News and ProPublica reports.
Amazon refuses to disclose the names of the contractors it uses to deliver its packages, calling it “competitive, confidential business information.”
Following a BuzzFeed News investigation into Amazon's delivery network, Sens. Richard Blumenthal, Elizabeth Warren, and Sherrod Brown wrote to Jeff Bezos, accusing the tech giant of disregarding public safety and workers’ rights and demanding information about the companies that deliver its packages.
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Warehouse workers in Chicago succeeded in pressuring management to send them home with pay due to high temperatures in an un-air-conditioned facility this weekend.
Some Amazon employees vocally oppose selling technology to immigration enforcement agencies and law enforcement, but the company said the government should make the rules.
Less than 24 hours after YouTube said Crowder’s anti-gay opinions were allowed on the platform, the company reversed course and banned him from selling ads.
An all-staff email sent Thursday reminded Google employees that accessing internal information without permission could get them fired.
A Post About China's "996" Workweek Went Viral On GitHub. Now Microsoft Employees Want To Protect It From Censorship.
A viral GitHub project that discusses the grueling demands on Chinese tech workers could be a target for state censorship.