• State Social Worker Tests Positive for Coronavirus, Two Others Awaiting Test Results

    8 days ago - By CommonHealth Wbur

    A social worker with the state Department of Children and Families has tested positive for the coronavirus. Two other social workers suspected of having the virus are awaiting test results.
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  • Amazon Is Struggling to Pay Workers in Quarantine

    8 days ago - By The Atlantic

    Loress Burke, a worker at an Amazon warehouse in New York, was coughing throughout our interview when we spoke recently. She tried to get tested for COVID-19, but her doctors instead told her to stay home for two weeks. In line with Amazon's new policy , the company said it would pay her for the length of her quarantine. But there is a catch: She was told she won't be paid until after she returns to work. That's a problem, she said, because she cares for her disabled sister and needs the money now. “I got the idea that they weren't sure how this is working, because this is as new to them...
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  • Massive supply chain disruptions ahead as Amazon warehouse workers in multiple locations test positive for coronavirus and are sent home

    Massive supply chain disruptions ahead as Amazon warehouse workers in multiple locations test positive for coronavirus and are sent home

    8 days ago - By Natural News

    As Americans continue to live in uncertainty from the emerging Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, their anxiety levels are only likely to increase on news that the country's biggest e-tailer is about to experience a large workforce shortage. Amazon and other e- and retailers like Walmart had already announced they were setting up to hire...
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