Sumary of These Senators Push For An Investigation Of How Amazon Treats Its Pregnant Workers:
- A worker walks out of an Amazon warehouse in North Las Vegas on March 31. John Locher/AP hide caption toggle caption John Locher/AP A worker walks out of an Amazon warehouse in North Las Vegas on March 31. John Locher/AP Six U.S. Senators are calling for a federal probe into Amazon’s treatment of pregnant employees at its warehouses.
- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission should investigate whether “Amazon systematically denies reasonable accommodations for pregnant employees at its fulfillment centers,” Sen.
- Investigations by news organizations and by the labor-backed Strategic Organizing Center have found that the rate of serious injuries at Amazon warehouses has been nearly double the industry average.