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July 6, 2020

Democrats Back Suit Testing State Worker Rules To Prevent COVID-19

June 12, 2020 at 1:49 PM
Congressional Democrats are backing a federal lawsuit by Amazon employees alleging that the online retailer failed to protect workers at a New York City warehouse from COVID-19 infections, setting up a test of companies’ duty to follow state safety mandates during the pandemic after OSHA declined to issue an emergency standard. The case, Palmer, et al., v. Amazon.com, Inc. et al. , in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, is one of a series of...

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