New York Sues Amazon, Saying It Inadequately Protected Workers From COVID-19

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The state of new york versus amazon on tuesday. New york's attorney general letitia. James sued the company over working conditions in their warehouses. So gideon take us through what we learned yes. James is largely focusing on two specific facilities here one in staten island and the other in queens according to the new york times the suit alleges that these facilities just provide good enough safety measures for the workers during the pandemic including that the company didn't adequately clean their buildings or do adequate contact tracing when people tested positive. The suit claims that amazon got rid notifications of at least two hundred fifty employees at the staten island facility. Having bid and in more than ninety of those instances the suit alleges that the employees had been at work week before without amazon closing those portions of the facility and doing state mandated

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