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Amazon is facing a lawsuit that accuses it of violating civil rights laws by failing to protect Black, Brown, and immigrant warehouse workers from COVID-19 while looking out for its mostly white managers

Amazon is facing a class action lawsuit that accuses the company of illegally discriminating against workers of colour and immigrants by failing to provide PPE and implement COVID-19 safety measures. According to the complaint, Amazon “subjected these minority workers to health threats to which Amazon did not subject its primarily […]
Amazon is facing a lawsuit that accuses it of violating civil rights laws by failing to protect Black, Brown, and immigrant warehouse workers from COVID-19 while looking out for its mostly white managers
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Uber and Lyft just got hit with another lawsuit in California over claims the companies are skirting the state’s gig worker law

California’s labour commissioner announced Wednesday that her office is suing Uber and Lyft, claiming the companies are stealing wages from drivers by “wilfully misclassifying” them as contractors instead of employees. The suit alleges that Uber and Lyft have failed to pay drivers minimum wage, sick pay, unemployment, and other benefits […]
Uber and Lyft just got hit with another lawsuit in California over claims the companies are skirting the state’s gig worker law
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15 organisers behind worker movements at Amazon, Google, Uber, Kickstarter, and other tech companies say the industry has reached an inflection point and that things aren’t going back to the way they were before

This story is for Business Insider subscribers. For a short period, we’re making it widely available. For more information on a subscription to Business Insider, click here. Tech workers across pay scales, job types, geographies, and companies have joined together in unprecedented shows of solidarity. Even higher-paid workers, traditionally reliable […]
15 organisers behind worker movements at Amazon, Google, Uber, Kickstarter, and other tech companies say the industry has reached an inflection point and that things aren’t going back to the way they were before
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An Amazon warehouse worker in Minnesota is the latest employee to accuse the company of retaliation for speaking out about coronavirus safety concerns

An Amazon worker in Minnesota has accused the company of retaliating against her for speaking out about inadequate safety measures during the pandemic, Bloomberg reported Friday. In a letter to the state’s attorney general, Hibaq Mohamed said Amazon managers have reprimanded her for being “off task” while she was cleaning […]
An Amazon warehouse worker in Minnesota is the latest employee to accuse the company of retaliation for speaking out about coronavirus safety concerns
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