Kathy Hochul, Governor of the State of New York (USA). Leads allegations against Amazon. Photo: EFE / Peter Foley
Condition New York This Wednesday, May 18, 2022, a lawsuit was filed against the company amazon Against whom he has made allegations of discrimination Pregnant workers And people with Disability Denying their reasonably adapted place, Governor Cathy Hutchul declared.
A. Release, The governor’s office said the law would provide a “reasonably adapted” space for disabled workers or pregnant women at the request of employers.
The Department of Human Rights New York claims that Amazon’s policy allows workplace managers to override recommendations made to make it easier for these employees.
In addition, it condemns that, accordingly Politics Under Amazon’s accommodation, employees with disabilities are forced to take unpaid medical leave, even when a reasonable accommodation has been identified that allows the employee to continue the necessary work in their position.
This is not the first lawsuit against Amazon
“My government Will be held accountable Any employer, no matter how big or small, if they fail to treat their employees with the dignity and respect they deserve, “he said. GovernorQuote a statement.
This is not the first time That’s a presentation of New York Demand Home sales against the monster.
In February 2021 Prosecution State generals have condemned the company for not taking adequate measures to protect its employees, especially in the worst moments of the coronavirus epidemic.
At the same time that it violates the rights of its own pregnant workers, Amazon has just taken its own position. Debate On abortion, it announces that it will pay for travel for workers who wish to have an abortion but in a state that has restricted the right to voluntarily terminate the pregnancy.
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