The company’s long-simmering tensions with its warehouse workers have spilled over in the coronavirus pandemic.
Will Evans is a reporter for Reveal, covering workplace issues. His reporting has prompted government investigations, legislation, reforms and prosecutions. A series on safety problems and hidden injuries at Tesla won an Investigative Reporters and Editors Award. Other investigations have shown secret spying at Uber, quantified the lack of diversity in Silicon Valley and exposed widespread illegal discrimination in the temp industry. Reporting with a partner and CNN exposed rampant fraud in California's drug rehab system for the poor, winning an Investigative Reporters and Editors Award. Previously, he reported on the secret money behind political ads and judicial conflicts of interest. Prior to joining The Center for Investigative Reporting in 2005, Evans was a reporter at The Sacramento Bee. He also has worked as a freelancer overseas. He is based in Reveal's Emeryville, California, office.
As Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb tried to land Amazon’s HQ2, state officials dropped serious safety citations against the company.
“It’s pretty shady,” said one worker who was called in to fix paint on new cars.
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If you work or have worked at one of these warehouses, you can obtain records.
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