Volunteering to buy a neighbor's groceries during the coronavirus pandemic made me think hard about how we’ve always done things.
Workers across industries say they were required to work in close quarters with limited access to protective equipment in facilities that weren’t disinfected.
The NLRB Is Looking Into Claims That Amazon Violated Employees' Rights During The Coronavirus Pandemic
As employees, labor activists, and lawmakers decry Amazon’s firing of employees involved in labor protests, the National Labor Relations Board is looking at the company’s record of targeting people over social distancing violations
The termination of the Minneapolis-based employee follows Amazon’s firing of one Staten Island warehouse associate and two Seattle tech workers who’ve spoken out against the company’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Amazon’s policies around who qualifies for quarantine pay have resulted in confusion and financial hardship for affected workers. The company maintains anyone quarantined will eventually be paid.
The decision is a departure from the company's previous policy.
Amazon said employees who test positive for the coronavirus get two weeks paid leave, but those sent home with a fever should use paid time off if they have it or take unpaid leave if they don’t.
Amazon workers in Chicago followed colleagues in New York in walking off the job to protest what they say is the high risk of contracting COVID-19.
“If someone’s seen a meme telling them not to pay their rent, that’s not going to protect them from an eviction."
The Edison, New Jersey, fulfillment center is the ninth Amazon facility with an infected employee.
Logistics firms and delivery startups are scrambling to respond to increased demand during the coronavirus lockdown and leaving workers vulnerable to infection.
Amazon employees who’ve been demanding paid time off since late last year just won their fight as the company scrambles to staff up in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
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.