A judge in New York dismissed a lawsuit filed against Amazon that alleged it failed to follow public health guidelines regarding COVID-19 workplace safety. The lawsuit was filed in June by four workers and was dismissed yesterday.
- The complaint concerning an Amazon facility in Staten Island was dismissed by a U.S. District judge, who deferred the case to the Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), saying it was out of his jurisdiction and area of expertise.
- The workers have not yet made an application of grievance to OSHA, per the recommendation of the judge.
- At least one of the Amazon employees who worked in the Staten Island facility died of COVID-19...