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New York sues Amazon over claims it failed to protect workers from pandemic

Lawsuit claims ‘disregard for health and safety requirements’ and retaliation against employees who raised alarms

New York is suing Amazon, claiming the company failed to provide workers with a safe environment at two warehouses in the state as Covid-19 infections surged nationwide.

The suit from Letitia James, New York’s attorney general, landed just days after Amazon pre-emptively sued to block the suit over its coronavirus safety protocols and the firing of one of its employees who objected to working conditions.

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