Illinois: Family of Slain Edwardsville Worker Files Lawsuit Against Amazon

By Vincent Cross The family of Amazon delivery driver Austin McEwen filed a wrongful death lawsuit this Monday against Amazon, as well as the two companies involved in the construction of the Edwardsville Amazon warehouse where McEwen died during a tornado that hit the facility on December 10. The lawsuit states that Amazon failed to properly warn employees of the tornado or provide safe shelter … Continue reading Illinois: Family of Slain Edwardsville Worker Files Lawsuit Against Amazon

Pittsburgh: Amazon Workers Hold Vigil for Six Workers Killed in Edwardsville, IL during Storms

By David Martinez In between shifts on Sunday afternoon, Amazon workers at the PIT5 facility near Pittsburgh gathered to honor six workers who were killed in Edwardsville, Illinois in the midst of devastating storms on December 10. Rather than hold the weather principally responsible, many present at the vigil understood that the workers were put into the deadly situation by Amazon, the giant monopoly that … Continue reading Pittsburgh: Amazon Workers Hold Vigil for Six Workers Killed in Edwardsville, IL during Storms