A series of Reveal investigations has shown that Amazon’s injury rates have been far worse than the national average for the warehousing industry.
The decision has far reaching implications and could force the federal government to release tens of thousands of workplace injury reports.
Policies incentivized sick and vulnerable workers to report for duty. Masks and gloves were forbidden. Confusion reigned within chains.
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In late 2017, as Indiana geared up to bid for Amazon’s new headquarters location, an Amazon warehouse worker near Indianapolis was fatally injured.
This year, Amazon rolled out one-day delivery on selected items. The convenience is alluring, but what is the true cost of speedy shipping?
Shop. Click. The next day, your purchase is on your doorstep. Amazon changed the face of shopping, but at a surprisingly high cost to its workers.
“Over the past two years, we fell short of our own expectations for safety, and we mourn the loss of valued coworkers,” a Goodyear spokeswoman said.
Trump administration rollbacks of workplace rules endanger the lives of immigrant workers, Democratic senators say.
Companies vying for federal contracts will not be required to disclose serious workplace safety violations after the Senate narrowly voted to overturn one of former President Barack Obama’s executive orders.
Thousands of employers in hazardous industries will be required to submit injury and illness information that federal workplace safety officials will make available online, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration said.