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Amazon, N.Y. Attorney General Agree to End Suit Over Covid Rules

Oct. 19, 2022, 6:24 PM

Amazon.com Inc. and the New York Attorney General’s Office have agreed to the dismissal of an Amazon federal lawsuit challenging the state’s authority to regulate worker safety in the company’s warehouses.

In a letter filed Wednesday with the US Court of Appeals of the Second Circuit, attorneys for both sides said they’ve agreed to “cease all litigation of this matter” in New York state court and to the voluntary dismissal of Amazon’s lawsuit in federal court.

At issue is whether the attorney general’s enforcement of state regulations protecting workers from Covid-19 in two Amazon distribution centers on Staten Island starting ...