February 28, 2021
New York Sues Amazon Over COVID Risks Amid OSHA Preemption Fight
New York is suing Amazon over what it claims is the retail giant’s failure to protect workers from COVID-19 at its facilities in New York City, creating another front in the wide-ranging court battle over whether OSHA’s “primary jurisdiction” over workplace safety preempts states’ enforcement of their pandemic rules. The Feb. 16 complaint , filed in New York Supreme Court -- which despite its name is the state’s trial court -- does not reference the OSH Act and instead says...
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