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Black Amazon Employees Sick and Tired of Insider Discrimination

Recode reported on February 26, 2021, that Chanin Kelly-Rae, who began her role as the global manager of diversity in Amazon’s cloud computing division in 2019, left the company in less than a year. Despite her two decades of experience in leading diversity and inclusion efforts, Kelly-Rae’s tenure at Amazon left her convinced of systemic issues disadvantaging Black employees and those from other underrepresented backgrounds.

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Amazon HR Technology Gives Employees Devastating Time / Pay Issues

In 2020, Cindy Warner joined the corporate staff at Amazon Web Services (AWS), bringing with her over 30 years of executive experience in the tech industry. Initially recruited heavily by AWS, she anticipated being part of a changing culture with increased diversity, with opportunities presented for high-level positions within the company.

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Is Amazon Unable To Follow Their Own Policies?

Amazon had pledged to provide its workers with two weeks of paid sick leave if they tested positive or were in quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, several Amazon employees, as reported by CNBC on April 6, revealed that they either received no pay or only 60% of their average weekly paycheck despite meeting the eligibility criteria for paid sick leave. This failure to adhere to their own policies has led many Amazon workers to apply for unemployment benefits to bridge the income gaps.

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Does Amazon Care More About Productivity Rates Than Your Health?

An Amazon employee from the Shakopee, Minnesota facility, Hibaq Mohamed, has accused the company of retaliation for her outspokenness about its labor practices. This revelation comes amidst a lawsuit filed by Amazon workers in June, urging the company to cease penalizing employees for taking time off tasks during the ongoing pandemic.

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Is Amazon Pitting Its Workers Against Each Other?

As Amazon removes advertisements for union-busting roles, workers reveal a chaotic and unsafe work environment marked by bullying and abuse. These grievances appear to be just the tip of the iceberg, as employees from various departments echo similar concerns, including stress, managerial mistreatment, internal threats among workers, unaddressed complaints, discrimination, and inadequate security measures.

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Does Amazon Care About Your Health?

According to Labor Law Section 200, all worksites must provide reasonable and adequate protection for the lives, health, and safety of employees. Furthermore, Labor Law Section 191 specifies the frequency of employee payments, particularly for manual workers. Amazon has faced legal challenges related to workplace safety, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Injuries Plague Amazon Warehouse Workers

Within the confines of an Amazon warehouse in Massachusetts, a concerning pattern of worker injuries has emerged, with many employees grappling to receive due compensation for injuries sustained during their Amazon employment. These challenges include Amazon’s failure to adequately inform workers why they are denied compensation or, at times, payment for only a singular medical treatment despite initial promises of comprehensive coverage.

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What Is Amazonians United?

“Amazonians United is a movement of workers fighting to end management’s domination in our workplaces. We organize with our coworkers to fight together for the dignified lives we all deserve. We build community at our workplaces, look out for each other and collectively fight for things like higher pay, safety, fairness and respect. We’re stronger together, so we create worker organization at our sites with coworkers who are fed up with the bullshit and want to do something about it. “

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Amazon Workers Demand Policy Changes After Tragic Warehouse Collapse

Following the devastating collapse of an Amazon warehouse in Edwardsville, Illinois, where six workers lost their lives during a tornado, hundreds of Amazon employees across the Mid-Atlantic are rallying for policy changes. The demands include the right to keep their cellphones with them during shifts and the implementation of an inclement weather policy to ensure workers’ safety.

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Is Amazon Firing Employees Who Speak Out?

A former Amazon employee in Colorado, Linda Rodriguez, has filed a complaint with the Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) against the company, alleging that she was wrongfully terminated for raising concerns about inadequate COVID-19 safety measures at Amazon’s DEN3 fulfillment center in Thornton.

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No one’s life is worth a package: Amazon Workers Organize for Cellphone Access & Inclement Weather Policy​

Do you feel as though you are often asked to come into work during dangerous weather conditions?

If so, you are not alone. One amazon employee said that “No One’s Life Is Worth a Package.” After a tornado tragically killed 6 Amazon workers after destroying an Amazon warehouse, hundreds of Amazon employees are demanding for their employer to allow them to keep their phones with them at work.

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