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California Expands Rights for Amazon Warehouse Workers

HeadlineSep 23, 2021

In California, Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a bill giving workers at Amazon and other large warehouses the right to challenge employee productivity quotas and other practices that threaten workplace health and safety. Workers say Amazon’s quotas are so strict they often can’t stop to use the bathroom. At least two recent studies show Amazon employees suffered serious injuries at nearly twice the rate of the other warehouse industry workers in 2020.

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