May 4, 2020

Coronavirus: Amazon vice president quits at virus firings

AFP A vice president at Amazon has quit "In dismay" at the internet giant's crackdown against workers who criticised it over coronavirus safety measures. Workers have criticised Amazon for not doing enough to protect warehouse staff against the virus. Mr Bray, who was a senior engineer at Amazon Web Services, set out in a blog why he had left the company where he had worked for five years. Amazon is facing possible investigation in New York, where the company fired the organiser of a small protest about safety conditions at a warehouse there. Mr Bray said that last month Amazon also fired office staff who had been organising another protest and had spoken out against the company on climate issues.

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