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Amazon to fire employees 'intentionally' violating social distancing after 2 strikes
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Amazon is instituting a new two-strike rule for firing employees who "intentionally" violate social distancing guidelines at work, Amazon confirmed to FOX Business."
"We’ve had some instances of employees intentionally violating our clear guidelines on social distancing at our sites, which endangers both the individual and their colleagues," an Amazon spokesperson said. "Individuals who intentionally violate our social distancing guidelines will receive two warnings – on the second documented offense, termination may occur."
TO KEEP FACILITIES CORONAVIRUS-FREE, COMPANIES WILL CHECK EMPLOYEE TEMPERATURES
The number of Amazon warehouses where workers had tested positive for coronavirus had risen to 24 as of last week. That includes facilities from California to New York.
Amazon is also performing temperature checks on employees as soon as they arrive at work. Anyone with a slight fever above 100.4 degrees will be sent home, which is a CDC recommendation.