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Journalism Outlet Sues DOL to Get Amazon Warehouse Safety Data

Sept. 6, 2019, 8:23 PM

An investigative journalism organization sued the Labor Department for safety records related to Amazon.com Inc. warehouses in two states.

The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Sept. 5 by the Center for Investigative Reporting and one of its reporters, Will Evans.

The nonprofit news organization’s lawsuit follows a slew of other claims filed this year by nonprofit groups seeking more open and public records from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, a subagency of the DOL. Consumer advocacy group Public Citizen and several states have separate cases pending. It’s also not the...

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