Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Amazon and Target workers plan 'sickouts' over coronavirus safety concerns

USA Today
Amazon and Target workers, on the front lines of COVID-19, are leading nationwide efforts to draw attention to the health risks they face delivering groceries and other critical supplies to Americans.

Their approach? Planned sickouts.

More than 350 Amazon warehouse workers in 50 locations pledged to call out from their jobs starting Tuesday, according to Athena, a coalition of local and national organizations representing workers. . . . more