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Amazon sued by warehouse workers over COVID-19 screening pay

Amazon.com Inc has been accused of violating Colorado state law by failing to pay warehouse workers for time spent undergoing COVID-19 screenings before clocking in at work.

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‘Amazon won’t change without a union’: warehouse is Canada files for union vote

Workers at one of Amazon’s Canadian facilities have filed a request with a local labour board to hold a vote to form a union, Teamsters Canada has said, in the latest challen...

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NLRB official: How Amazon interfered with Alabama union election

E-commerce giant Amazon.com interfered with a union election by installing a mailbox to collect ballots and by distributing paraphernalia encouraging employees to vote against orga...

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Amazon to pay $500 million in one-time bonuses to front-line workers

Amazon.com has said it would spend $500 million on one-time bonuses to its front-line employees and partners working through the coronavirus crisis.

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Amazon to use AI tech in its warehouses to enforce social distancing

Amazon.com has launched an artificial intelligence-based tracking system to enforce social distancing at its offices and warehouses to help reduce any risk of contracting the new c...

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Amazon’s French warehouses to reopen with 30% staff – unions

Amazon’s French warehouses are set to reopen today with about 30% of employees, three union officials said, ending a month-long dispute over whether the e-commerce giant was ...

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Amazon to add another 75,000 jobs amid coronavirus pandemic

Amazon.com has stated that it plans to hire 75,000 people for jobs ranging from warehouse staff to delivery drivers as the coronavirus epidemic kept Americans locked in their homes...

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Amazon in contact with coronavirus test makers for potential screening of employees

Amazon.com has been in contact with the CEO’s of two coronavirus test makers as it considers how to screen its staff and reduce the risk of infection at its warehouses, accor...

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Amazon raises overtime pay for warehouse workers

Amazon.com has stated it is raising overtime pay for associates working in its US warehouses as the world’s largest online retailer tries to meet the rapidly growing demand f...

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Exclusive: Amazon warehouses receive only vital supplies in US and Europe amid coronavirus

Amazon.com Inc will only receive vital supplies at its US and UK and other European warehouses until April 5, its latest move to free up inventory space for medical and household g...

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Amazon adds warehouse network closer to cities to speed up same-day delivery

Amazon.com has quietly opened a series of small warehouses closer to large US cities in a move to dramatically reduce delivery times, the company told news agency Reuters.