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Amazon workers fear for safety amid virus spread

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Amazon warehouse workers outside Detroit say they fear for their health and safety amid the coronavirus outbreak. They say they are working in unsafe conditions. (April 2)
 
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Workers at an Amazon fulfillment center near Detroit, Michigan are calling for the company to provide more protections against coronavirus, as at least four employees have tested positive. A total of 40 warehouse workers staged a walkout on Wednesday and demanded that the company provide more safety...

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The driver activated the overhead lights, then gunned the accelerator, sending two protesters flying onto the pavement as the vehicle sped off.
 

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