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Amazon Workers’ COVID-19 Workplace Safety Lawsuit Dismissed

On November 2, 2020, Judge Cogan of the US District for the Eastern District of New York dismissed the amended complaint of workers at Amazon’s Staten Island JFK8 fulfillment center (JFK8) against their employer over its alleged non-compliance with state and federal public health guidance and law during the COVID 19 pandemic. Palmer. v. Amazon.com Inc., No. 20-cv-02468, U.S. Dist. Ct. E.D.N.Y., Doc. 73, Nov. 2, 2020 (Op.).

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