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US News Amazon re-hires woman fired after visiting dying relative

12:50  07 october  2019
12:50  07 october  2019 Source:   news.sky.com

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a large building: Part-time Amazon staff are only permitted 10 days' unpaid leave a year © Getty Part-time Amazon staff are only permitted 10 days' unpaid leave a year

The company reportedly took the move following action by Amazonians United, Sacramento (AUS) - a workers' organisation which campaigned against what it saw as the unjust firing of the woman, called Sandra.

AUS warehouse staff submitted a petition to management requesting that the woman and another colleague be reinstated.

According to the group's Facebook page, a second worker included in the AUS demands letter has now been reinstated too - but Amazon has not acknowledged the AUS requests for paid time off, the cause for the initial dismissal.

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a building with a metal fence: Staff briefly walked out in support of their colleague in Sacramento © Getty Staff briefly walked out in support of their colleague in Sacramento

In its statement, Amazonians United Sacramento said: "Before our petition, Sandra had spent countless hours talking to Human Resources (HR) by phone and email to try and save her job.

"Despite her best efforts, Amazon continued to ignore Sandra and delay their response to her case.

"However, things changed on October 1st when AUS submitted a petition with 78 signatures from DSM1 co-workers demanding that Sandra be rehired and all workers be given paid time off (PTO).

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"Within 24 hours of submitting the petition, HR verbally confirmed to Sandra that she was going to be rehired with back pay after weeks of being ignored and strung along without a paycheck.

"That is the power that all Amazon workers have when we work together.

"While Amazon has taken the right step in rehiring Sandra, they have not acknowledged our request for a meeting to discuss a second negative UPT firing case or our demand for PTO for all workers. AUS will continue to push for these demands as we move forward."

A spokesperson for Amazon was unable to immediately respond to Sky News for comment.

a group of people standing on top of a car: Amazon workers protesting last Thursday night. Pic: The Atwood Centre © Getty Amazon workers protesting last Thursday night. Pic: The Atwood Centre

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Amazon worker Fadumo Yusuf said he and his colleagues "cannot keep working with no healthcare, lifting heavy boxes and being told to go home if we get injured".

He said: "We are told this is only part-time work, but they are still hiring more. We need more hours. We have no value here, they treat us like we are not human beings. Tonight we stand together to say no more!"

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