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Thu Apr 30, 2020, 09:26 PM

Amazon, Target, Instacart workers urged to walkout Friday to protest conditions

https://www.localmemphis.com/mobile/article/news/health/coronavirus/amazon-target-instacart-workers-urged-to-walkout-friday-to-protest-conditions/522-2ae7ac33-39c1-490f-bc28-d10b6425764a

The main demands of those organizing the walkouts include more personal protective equipment and pay during the COVID-19 crisis.

Author: Travis Pittman (TEGNA)
Published: 6:56 PM CDT April 30, 2020
Updated: 6:56 PM CDT April 30, 2020

Workers for multiple major retailers including Amazon, Whole Foods and Target are being urged to take part in a general walkout and sickout on Friday. The focus is to protest working conditions amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

May 1 is traditionally known as International Workers' Day, often marked by marches and protests in honor of labor.

Behind the walkout is Christian Smalls, a former Amazon worker who was fired after organizing a walkout last month at an Amazon warehouse in Staten Island, New York. Amazon said Smalls received several warnings for violating social distancing guidelines.

More at link.

Where is OSHA???

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Response to SheltieLover (Original post)

Thu Apr 30, 2020, 09:34 PM

1. May Day!

I have been boycotting Amazon for three weeks and don't use the others or would be boycotting them too. I read on DU that Instacart and Walmart are on the list to walkmout too.

https://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=13367212
https://qz.com/1847954/amazon-and-target-workers-plan-strike-over-covid-19-concerns/?utm_source=msn-news

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Response to SheltieLover (Original post)

Thu Apr 30, 2020, 09:54 PM

2. I remember about 15 yrs ago working with a RWer on May Day

He starting talking about the commies. I told him thatís why you have a 40 hour work week jackass. I guess to his credit he googled it then shut up.

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