In an Amazon employee lawsuit, a woman claims that she was unable to work the full shift she requested because she was suffering from depression and suicidal thoughts. She also claims that the 17-hour shifts contributed to her physical health issues. Amazon denied Hope’s request for medical leave and fired her two months later for job abandonment. The lawsuit asks her to pay back $12,273 that she claims she was overpaid.
The class-action lawsuit seeks compensation for unpaid hours spent traversing the security process
A recent ruling in a Pennsylvania court allowed an Amazon employee class-action lawsuit to seek compensation for unpaid hours spent traversing the security process. The plaintiffs claimed that Amazon required their workers to undergo the security screening process after they’d completed their workday. This practice violates the law because it limits the amount of time an employer can pay its employees, and it also violates the Minimum Wage Act.
A former warehouse worker has filed a class-action lawsuit against Amazon, claiming that the tech giant refused to pay him for unpaid hours spent traversing its security screening process. The plaintiffs claim that Amazon’s practices were unconscionable and that the company intentionally denied their employees compensation for their time. The plaintiffs also claim that Amazon violated New Jersey wage and hour laws by failing to pay them for time spent traversing security screenings.
Alleges gender discrimination
At the center of an Amazon employee lawsuit alleging gender discrimination is a high-profile discrimination case. The company says it investigated each complaint and found no evidence to support the allegations. It is committed to an inclusive culture and to preventing discrimination and encourages employees to file complaints and use an internal hotline. However, it remains unclear whether these complaints will have any impact on future hiring decisions. Let’s look at the facts of the case.
The plaintiffs claim that Warner, a woman, was denied a promotion as a result of her gender. The company does not require its employees to apply for promotions. Instead, advancements are made through an internal review. Warner claims she was systematically passed over for promotions by her supervisor, and this resulted in her firing. Warner filed a lawsuit against Amazon in April 2016.
Alleges monitoring of employee time
An Amazon employee claims that her employer abused her health by monitoring her time and retaliating against her when she took sick days. Hope claims that she was deprived of paid medical leave and was forced to work unpaid 17-hour days. In addition, she claims that her employer pressured her to return to work while she was ill. Amazon did not comment on the lawsuit, but a recent scathing review of the company’s workplace policies and practices led to an investigation into the practice.
The lawsuit also claims that Amazon monitors employee time and breaks without consent and that it has a policy of punishing employees who do not work at all. It also alleges that workers are subjected to severe punishments for not washing their hands or working for long periods. Moreover, the company fails to protect workers from infection by keeping their workspaces clean and sanitized, which can lead to the Zika virus, the lawsuit alleges.
Alleges management lied on a resume
To save face, an Amazon employee filed a lawsuit alleging that the company’s management lied on his resume and then fired him three weeks later. The lawsuit was filed in federal court in Seattle. The plaintiff, Brittany Hope, worked as the brand manager of the fashion line “The Drop” at Amazon. Hope claims that Amazon violated her disability rights by firing her and failing to inform her of her medical condition.
The lawsuit alleges that the company was aware of the omissions and he decided not to raise them. He also alleges that he was put on a performance improvement plan after he sent an email to his manager. As a result, he is not allowed to transfer to another team. The company has a policy requiring employees to work for 12 months before internal transfers. In addition to lying on the resume, the company also violated the law by failing to disclose information about his past job performance.