Amazon employees are making themselves heard.
On Sunday, Amazon employees spoke out about the company’s climate policies through a post on Medium organized by the group Amazon Employees for Climate Justice. 357 employees individually shared their views on the company’s climate practices.
Earlier this month, the Washington Post reported that in the fall of 2019, Amazon warned at least two employees who spoke up about the company’s environmental practices, that additional comments could result in the termination of their employment, citing the company’s external communications policy.
According to the Washington Post, Amazon updated its communication policy the day after plans to attend the global climate strikes in September of 2019 were emailed among Amazon employees. The updated policy required a “business justification” for external communications, the approval of which could take up to two weeks. Read more…
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