World leaders at the G-7 summit could be ready to declare the raging wildfires burning in the Amazon rainforest an international crisis. After dragging his feet for a few days, Brazil's president.. CBS News - Published
The Brazilian government is saying "no thank you" to a $20 million offer of aid from G-7 nations to help fight the devastating forest fires in the Amazon region. More than 80,000 fires have been.. CBS News - Published
· An Amazon engineer and VP says he resigned "in dismay" over Amazon's firing of whistleblowers who raised concerns about warehouse employees frightened of COVID-19.
· Writing on his personal blog,.. Business Insider - Published
Amazon has fired two workers who recently criticized the company over its warehouse conditions during the current coronavirus pandemic.
As the Washington Post, which is owned by Amazon CEO Jeff.. Mashable - Published Also reported by •TechCrunch •Seattle Times •CBS News
Amazon has confirmed the firing of two former employees who had been vocal critics of the company's climate and labor practices. On Monday, the retailer told the Washington Post, which is owned by.. engadget - Published
The two tech employees fired had offered to match donations up to $500, arguing there are insufficient protections in place to protect warehouse workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Motley Fool - Published
Two additional employees who were publicly critical of Amazon’s warehouse conditions amid the COVID-19 pandemic have been fired by the company. UX designers Emily Cunningham and Maren Costa were both.. TechCrunch - Published
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon fired a worker who organized a walkout at a New York warehouse to demand greater protection against the new coronavirus, saying the employee himself flouted distancing rules.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
Amazon confirmed it fired the worker, saying he violated safety regulations, including failing to abide by a 14-day quarantine required after being exposed to an employee with a confirmed case of.. Seattle Times - Published
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — At Rio’s annual Carnival celebration Monday night, comedian and composer Marcelo Adnet stood atop a float for the Sao Clemente samba school dressed in a sequin suit imitating.. SeattlePI.com - Published
· Amazon fired multiple employees over leaking customer information including email addresses and phone numbers, Business Insider has learned.
· "The individuals responsible for this incident have.. Business Insider - Published
Amazon has fired a number of employees after they shared customer email address and phone numbers with a third-party “in violation of our policies.” The email to customers sent Friday afternoon,.. TechCrunch - Published
The actor and environmentalist released a statement on Saturday after President Jair Bolsonaro falsely accused him of funding the fires recently set in the Amazon rainforest. NYTimes.com - Published Also reported by •FOXNews.com