Amazon Settles With California Over Virus Worker Safety (2)

Nov. 15, 2021, 8:45 PM

Amazon.com Inc. will step up efforts to inform warehouse workers in California about safety protocols and Covid-19 outbreaks under a deal reached with the state’s attorney general.

The accord announced Monday requires Amazon to notify workers within one day and local health agencies with 48 hours about new Covid-19 cases in the workplace and pay $500,000 towards consumer protection enforcement in California, according to a statement from the office of Attorney General Rob Bonta.

Following an investigation into the retail giant’s pandemic safety policies that began last year under Bonta’s predecessor, the attorney general’s office filed a complaint against ...

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