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Amazon Settles Lawsuit With Two Fired Staffers

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Undisclosed lawsuit settlement reached with two former Amazon employees, who alleged they were fired over their ‘workplace activism’

Amazon has reached a settlement with two former employees who said they were fired for their workplace activism.

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) had claimed Emily Cunningham and Maren Costa were illegally fired for publicly speaking out about the company’s climate record and labour policies.

It is fair to say that Amazon is facing a number of legal challenges at the moment. In May the Attorney General of the District of Columbia (Washington DC) Karl Racine sued Amazon on antitrust grounds, claiming the company’s practices have “raised prices for consumers and stifled innovation and choice across the entire online retail market.”

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And in February this year Letitia James, New York’s attorney general, filed a lawsuit against Amazon, alleging it failed to protect workers during the…

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