• Amazon Is Struggling to Pay Workers in Quarantine

    4 days ago - By The Atlantic

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    Loress Burke, a worker at an Amazon warehouse in New York, was coughing throughout our interview when we spoke recently. She tried to get tested for COVID-19, but her doctors instead told her to stay home for two weeks. In line with Amazon's new policy , the company said it would pay her for the length of her quarantine. But there is a catch: She was told she won't be paid until after she returns to work. That's a problem, she said, because she cares for her disabled...
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