Amazon warehouse workers file lawsuit claiming ‘sloppy contact tracing’
Amazon fulfillment center warehouse.
When Derrick Palmer learned that his supervisor at Amazon had the coronavirus, he immediately notified the company.
“I told them that I was in contact with this person, that I might have the virus and possibly spread it,” said Palmer, a worker at Amazon’s Staten Island facility, known as JFK8.
Palmer was sure that Amazon would tell him to go home and quarantine.
Instead, they told him to report to work as usual the next day, Palmer told CNBC.
Now, Palmer and two other JFK8 workers have filed a lawsuit on that calls into question the company’s efforts to track and prevent the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus among workers, arguing that it has failed to follow proper guidelines provided by public health agencies, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Amazon’s response to the …continued .
[Source: CNBC News]