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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


Uber and Lyft just got hit with another lawsuit in California over claims the companies are skirting the state's gig worker law


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



An Amazon warehouse worker in Minnesota is the latest employee to accuse the company of retaliation for speaking out about coronavirus safety concerns


Amazon is reportedly starting to check some warehouse employees for COVID-19 symptoms when they come into work


Massachusetts just became the second state to sue Uber and Lyft seeking to classify drivers as employees



Uber and Lyft drivers are now employees under California law, according to a new ruling from regulators


11 local news stations praised Amazon's health and safety practices but didn't tell viewers the company had provided the content


Amazon may have violated labour laws by firing worker involved in protest, New York attorney general says


Amazon is facing multiple inquiries from labour regulators into whether it unlawfully retaliated against workers who spoke out about its coronavirus response


Amazon reportedly tried to shut down a virtual event for workers to speak out about the company's coronavirus response by deleting employees' calendar invites


Uber and Lyft drivers claim the companies owe them more than $630 million in back wages by misclassifying drivers as contractors under California's new gig worker law



'In order to make a living I must put myself and my community in danger': Uber drivers say the company's inconsistent sick pay policy is pushing them to keep working — even if they get sick


Uber promised to pay drivers who couldn't work because of the coronavirus. But drivers say Uber has been closing their accounts after they seek sick pay, and then ignoring or rejecting their claims.


New York City has opened a human-rights probe into Amazon's firing of a warehouse worker who led a strike against the company over coronavirus safety concerns


New York's attorney general called Amazon's firing of a worker following a protest 'disgraceful' and is 'considering all legal options'



Amazon is reportedly keeping a New Jersey warehouse open for business after an employee tests positive for COVID-19


Full-time retail jobs have all but disappeared over the last decade, and workers have to get '2, 3, sometimes even 4 part-time jobs just to get by,' expert says


A man faces up to 3 years in prison after urinating on a Kellogg cereal conveyor belt, but it reveals an even more disturbing truth plaguing workers