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Ammonium nitrate stored in a warehouse related to the catastrophic explosion in Beirut

Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab said that 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate, which is typically used as an agricultural fertilizer, was stored in a port warehouse for six years without security measures, which “threatens the security of citizens,” a statement said. Initial reports in the state media blamed a major fire in a fireworks warehouse near the port for the …

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Amazon workers were outraged by “racist” chickens and waffles served at the Chicago warehouse on June 19

Amazon employees in a Chicago warehouse were outraged that chicken and waffles were served at the facility’s June 19 celebration. Workers at the Amazon warehouse, known as DCH1, were told on Thursday that the facility “honors the black community by supporting local black businesses” by serving chicken and waffles on Friday, June 19 – a document obtained from CNBC. A …

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Amazon is building a huge warehouse southwest of Houston

Amazon hires 100,000 warehouse workers nationwide, including 5,900 in Texas. Amazon hires 100,000 warehouse workers nationwide, including 5,900 in Texas. Photo: Todd McInturf, MBO / Associated Press Photo: Todd McInturf, MBO / Associated Press Amazon hires 100,000 warehouse workers nationwide, including 5,900 in Texas. Amazon hires 100,000 warehouse workers nationwide, including 5,900 in Texas. Photo: Todd McInturf, MBO / Associated …

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Amazon plans to provide warehouse workers with Covid-19 tests

An Amazon employee prepares a hand wash station in a warehouse during a coronavirus pandemic Amazon Amazon is intensifying its plans to test its fulfillment center employees for coronavirus after several outbreaks in its warehouses. According to three people who are familiar with the company’s plans, the goal is to test the majority of the company’s warehouse workers every two …

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Amazon extends wage increases for warehouse workers

Amazon extends hourly wage increases for warehouse workers during the corona virus outbreak, the company said on Friday. In March, Amazon announced it would increase warehouse and delivery worker pay by $ 2 an hour in the U.S., £ 2 an hour in the UK, and approximately $ 2 an hour in many EU countries. Amazon currently pays at least …

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Warehouse workers risk COVID-19 to ship Gucci paints, face creams, and couches

(Reuters) – When the U.S. authorities ordered non-essential coronavirus companies to close, retailer Nordstrom Inc closed hundreds of stores and gave in-store employees three weeks’ wages, with security being a top priority. File photo: Wayfair employee Akeel Sudlow, who informed his employers that he would not be at work during the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), poses at his home …

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Bezos visits the Amazon Whole Foods warehouse for security reasons

Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon.com Inc., speaks on Thursday, September 19, 2019, at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s CEO, surprisingly visited an Amazon fulfillment center and a Whole Foods store when employees asked the company to better protect them from the corona virus. The visit takes …

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Amazon tests disinfection mist in the New York warehouse after protests against coronaviruses

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc is testing the use of disinfectant mist in a warehouse in Staten Island, New York, as of Tuesday, the company told Reuters after workers protested the risk of coronavirus infection at the site. FILE PHOTO: During the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Staten Island neighborhood of New York City, USA, on March 30, 2020, …

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