Two U.S. senators seek probe into Amazon.com labor practices
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(Reuters) -U.S. Senators Marco Rubio and Sherrod Brown on Monday asked the Labor Department for a full investigation into Amazon.com Inc’s labor practices.
Rubio, a Republican, and Brown, a Democrat who chairs the Banking Committee, wrote in a letter that about “one out of every 170 U.S. workers is an Amazon employee, underscoring our particular interest in ensuring that the company’s employment practices are fair, and in accordance with the law. We urge you to use every mechanism at your disposal to investigate Amazon’s labor and employment practices immediately.”
The lawmakers noted that the National Labor Relations Board had found that Amazon wrongfully terminated a worker who complained about unsafe working conditions during the coronavirus pandemic as well as two others who criticized Amazon’s practices.
The board also ordered a re-run of an election by workers who voted not to unionize because Amazon’s actions “made a …