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These Senators Push For An Investigation Of How Amazon Treats Its Pregnant Workers

Enlarge this image A worker walks out of an Amazon warehouse in North Las Vegas on March 31. John Locher/AP John Locher/AP Six U.S. Senators are calling for a federal probe into Amazon's treatment of pregnant employees at its warehouses. It's the latest push by lawmakers around the country to focus regulatory attention on the working conditions at the company's ballooning workforce. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission should investigate whether "Amazon systematically denies reasonable accommodations for pregnant employees at its fulfillment centers," Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., wrote in a letter cosigned by Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Sen. Elizabeth Warren, …

 

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