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(CNBC)   Ever the great boss, Amazon has said its staff won't be punished for not coming to work if they have a highly contagious illness   (cnbc.com) divider line
    More: Sad, Employment, Amazon spokesperson, employees Sunday, Amazon, Flex drivers, delivery station, delivery drivers, Last week  
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2020-03-09 1:25:30 PM  
They'll find some other excuse instead
 
2020-03-09 1:56:17 PM  
The fark does this get a sad tag for subby?
 
2020-03-09 3:21:32 PM  

lifeslammer: The fark does this get a sad tag for subby?


Not subby, but I would guess that it was needed to announce at all.

/sleep tight
 
2020-03-09 3:59:54 PM  
Sad?

The company told 600,000 employees that they can work from home if they can do their jobs there, won't count any corona-related sick days against their annual days off banks, halted non-essential travel to protect employees, and have implemented sanitation steps.

If this got the "sad" tag because it's sad that a company this size has to do this in response to an outbreak, then I agree.  It looks like Amazon is doing what they can to protect their people though.
 
2020-03-10 12:03:57 AM  
They make $3/hr but they'll have to provide proof of the illness from a doctor, which will run them around $3000.
 
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