New York City Investigates Amazon For Human Rights Violation During Coronavirus Pandemic


The New York City mayor Bill de Blasio has ordered an investigation into Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) firing of a worker who organized a mass protest against the company's policy on novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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"I have ordered the City's Commission on Human Rights to investigate Amazon immediately, to determine if that's true," de Blasio said in a press conference on Tuesday. "If so, that'd be a violation of our City Human Rights Law we would act on it immediately."

The mayor added that the city Sheriff's …

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