Vice President Pence on the federal roadmap to restart the economy
Vice President Mike Pence, head of the White House coronavirus task force, joins Chris Wallace on ‘Fox News Sunday.’
Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.
Continue Reading Below
Two fired Amazon employees are organizing a "sick out" for tech workers on Friday and are asking the company's warehouse employees to share about conditions amid the coronavirus pandemic on a livestream that day.
Emily Cunningham and Maren Costa, both members of Amazon Employees for Climate Justice, lost their jobs last week after AECJ created an online meeting invitation for a discussion about warehouse conditions, the group said.
AMAZON FIRES TWO EMPLOYEES CRITICAL OF WAREHOUSE WORKING CONDITIONS
"We support every employee's right to criticize their employer's working conditions, but that does not come with blanket immunity against any and all internal policies," an Amazon spokesperson said. "We terminated these employees for repeatedly violating internal policies."
In 2019, AECJ pushed Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to sign a corporate climate pledge to meet the goals of the Paris climate agreement 10 years early. The group has since said the pledge is not enough.