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Workers' Compensation

Amazon.com Warehouse Workers Complain of Heat-Related Illnesses, Poor Working Conditions

Some workers at Amazon.com's Lehigh Valley fulfillment center warehouse facilities in Pennsylvania have recently complained about the inside temperatures and other working conditions during this past summer's heat wave. Many of the employees are temporary employees who are hired through a staffing agency, allowing Amazon to limit its exposure to workers' compensation and unemployment costs. Read more from the Allentown Morning Call, and read a response from Amazon.com at TNW Insider.

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