The Amazon driver's supervisor said in a text that returning to the factory will "end with you not having a job come tomorrow morning," per Bloomberg.
Illinois contract driver Craig Yost told local TV a chunk of the building came down on his right hip and shoulder during the tornado, trapping him until a colleague heard his voice.
Toyota will offer financial support to organizations in Kentucky after tornadoes, which hit six US states, left many people dead or injured.
Paul voted against relief for those impacted by Superstorm Sandy in 2013 and in 2017 voted against relief after Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria.
Clayton Cole was one of six Amazon workers killed when a tornado struck in Illinois. His sister says Amazon treats its workers as "replaceable."
Users are also using the platform to invite victims of the storm to stay with them for the holidays and share GoFundMe pages.
A tornado ripped through an Illinois warehouse last week, killing 6. Workers across the US told The Intercept they had little to zero safety training.
Amazon said that most of the people who died at its faciltiy in Edwardsville, Illinois, were not in the designated shelter area.
The factory was among the hardest hit locations as tornadoes tore through the Midwest late Friday, causing catastrophic damage and killing dozens.
"My husband built The Beauty Shop for me with his bare hands," Korey Toon, the owner, told Insider. "It was incredible to watch how hard he worked."
The Occupational Health and Safety Administration can issue citations and fines if workplace safety violations are found.
Deadly tornadoes touched down across the Midwest. In Mayfield, Kentucky, the tornadoes caused homes, factories and churches to collapse.
The company told Insider that "employees and drivers are allowed to have their cell phones" on them during their shifts.
In Kentucky, which had been hit hard by severe weather, Gov. Andy Beshear said on Sunday that the state's death toll is expected to exceed 100.
Amazon said its warehouse in Illinois received tornado warnings between 8:06 p.m. and 8:16 p.m. on Friday. A tornado struck the building at 8:27 p.m.
Brian Erdmann said his coworker, Austin J. McEwen, 26, was killed, and that he likely only survived as he was out driving for a delivery.
Larry Virden was among the six employees who died after a tornado damaged an Amazon warehouse in Edwardsville, Illinois, on Friday.
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