The employee shared a snap of the typed-out letter sent to all workers, which included capital letters and bold font.
Da Leigh told Newsweek she quit after a day-and-a-half because she was "being denied basic human rights."
It is obvious to the American people: frontline workers who put themselves in harm's way to keep our country running deserve a seat at the bargaining table.
"Yes, Amazon workers did pay for this - with lower wages, union busting, a frenzied and inhumane workplace, and delivery drivers not having health insurance during a pandemic," the congresswoman tweeted.
"It's insensitive and negligent for city leadership to not understand how this would land on its Black and nonwhite employees," Dante King, co-founder of the Black Employee Alliance and Coalition Against Anti-Blackness, said.
Mega-corporations nowadays avoid public scrutiny for their treatment of workers by adopting a woke social agenda.
The Rhode Island Department of Labor & Training estimates that the new law will raise wages for approximately 70,000 workers by next year and approximately 140,000 over four years.
Each year more than a million of us are chewed up and spit out by Amazon. We believe it can be better—better for workers, for shareholders, for customers.
One former line cook at Guy Fieri's restaurant at Westmoreland Mall Casino, PA, alleges a manager called him a racial slur while at work.
Johnson, a Republican from South Dakota, said that a minimum wage hike "is a lot about young people," while Takano, a Democrat from California, argued its impact would be greatest on low-income older adults.
With the jobs and infrastructure plan, Congress has the opportunity to join the White House, pioneering care workers and their supporters around the country and invest in care. They shouldn't pass it up.
A TikTok user's depiction of his 16-hour workday has fueled an online conversation about capitalism, worker exploitation, and the rise of the gig economy.
The parallels between the fight in Bessemer, Alabama and the fights of the civil rights movement are striking.
"These companies should not be waiting for a pandemic to hit to tell employees they can take time off when they are sick," said a shareholder advocate.
"The $15 minimum wage itself is a compromise," said Adam Shah, policy director at Jobs With Justice.
The GOP wants to bar medical-leave mandates in order to help businesses. But by keeping people home, paid sick leave could prove essential to coming out on the other side of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Working 9-5? If only. As millions of Americans struggle to make ends meet, Dolly Parton's song is tweaked to glorify the gig economy and a 12-hour workday.
President Joe Biden has upped his goal for COVID-19 vaccinations in the United States—from 100 million in his first 100 days in office to about 150 million. This comes after some argued that his 100 million-doses goal was already on track to be met by the Trump administration.
California's DoJ is seeking details on Amazon's coronavirus prevention efforts, and data on infections and deaths.
In the largest fine of its kind, Smithfield Foods has been given a citation of $58,000 and its subcontractor CitiStaff Solutions has been handed a fine of $47,000.
Both companies will be allowed to continue operating through at least October while an appeal is heard.
Simply "buying American" is not enough.
"Workers should not have to sacrifice their health and safety to earn a living, especially during an ongoing global pandemic," Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, who proposed the rules, said in a statement.
Yes, President Donald Trump's coronavirus response has been an unequivocal disaster. But this crisis has deeper roots.