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

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has ordered an investigation into Amazon's firing of a warehouse worker the same day he participated in a strike against the company, Reuters reported Tuesday.
Amazon fired the employee , Chris Smalls, Monday evening after he had helped organize a walkout earlier in the day to protest the company's coronavirus response.
Smalls said he was fired in retaliation for his activism and that "Amazon would rather sweep a problem under the rug than act to keep workers and working communities safe," according to a statement sent to Business Insider.
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Bill de Blasio announces investigation into Amazon over ‘human rights abuses' during coronavirus crisis

Bill de Blasio announces investigation into Amazon over ‘human rights abuses' during coronavirus crisis

2 monthes ago   |   By The Sun


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