Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) Shareholders to Ask the Company to Address Worker Safety

  • A group of Amazon shareholders will press Amazon board on its COVID-19 (Coronavirus) safety measures at its annual meeting on Wednesday (05/25/20) according to CNBC.
  • Investors want Amazon to release a detailed report showing of its investments in workers safety during the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Many facilities across North America have experienced growing tensions between Amazon and workers.

A group of Amazon shareholders have a plan to press Amazon board on the company’s safety measures at its upcoming annual meeting. Investors are looking to get detailed report showing the company’s investments in workers safety during the corona pandemic. Previously Amazon reported that a large portion of $4B set aside for coronavirus fund will be spent on impact to productivity of social distancing practices in warehouses, increased wages, overtime for workers. Many news outlets have reported growing tensions between the management and workers across North America regarding safety of workers. Amazon shareholders are looking to resolve this issue

Amazon, like many other companies during this period moved its annual shareholder meeting online.

From Amazon Earnings Conference Call

  • Large portion of $4B will be spent on impact to productivity of social distancing practices in warehouses, increased wages, overtime for workers.

Source: CNBC

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