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Whole Foods workers to strike this week for better coronavirus protections

03.30.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Whole Foods employees, like many grocery store workers, are at the frontlines of the Covid-19 pandemic and now plan to take action this week to demand better protections in the face of this deadly illness. Whole Worker, an organization representing W... ...

Amazon warehouse workers are walking out and Whole Foods workers are striking

Amazon, the e-commerce giant that has fared well financially amid the COVID-19 pandemic, is facing a bevy of worker strikes. Today, warehouse workers on Staten Island in New York walked off the job in protest of Amazon’s treatment amid the crisis. #BREAKING: Over 100 Amazon employees at JFK8 warehouse walk off the job over @amazon’s ...

Amazon workers in NYC warehouse strike to demand coronavirus protections

03.30.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Amazon warehouse staff in Staten Island walked out of work Monday morning to protest the lack of COVID-19 protections for employees still plugging away during the outbreak. Personnel at the facility—where someone recently tested positive for th... ...

Amazon workers have been infected with coronavirus in 10 warehouses across the U.S.

On March 17, Amazon employees complained that not enough safety precautions were in place to protect them from COVID-19. Cut to a week later, and Amazon employees from ten different warehouses in the United States have now tested positive with the coronavirus.

From The Washington Post:

In the past few days, Amazon workers tested positive ...

Will The Coronavirus Save Big Tech?

03.25.2020 · Posted in Computer Articles, Technology Articles

Who’s Really Behind That “Death of the Techlash” Narrative?   One of my least favorite kinds of journalism is the easy win. It’s the kind of story that just lands in your lap. It feels immediately counter intuitive and of the moment, and  it simply writes itself. It’s the kind of editorial sin most often ...

Amazon issues COVID-19 guidelines, as cases are reported in multiple US fulfillment centers

For many across the world, online retail services like Amazon have become a lifeline, as the COVID-19 pandemic forces self- and government-imposed isolation. Warehouse employees and gig workers have become a key frontline in the effort to socially distance, all while risking their health to do so. At last count, workers at at least six ...

Amazon warehouse workers organized to demand PTO, and coronavirus clinched it

Amazon never tires of explaining how great it is to work at one of its warehouses, but as usual the actual employees tell a different story. This particular group of Chicago workers was fed up with the company failing to provide paid time off or vacation it promised to part-time workers. They organized; Amazon resisted; ...