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Amazon Worker Who Ignored George Floyd Moment Advances One Claim

June 30, 2022, 3:57 PM

An Amazon employee who resisted the company’s order for workers at his Euclid, Ohio, fulfillment center to remain silent in honor of George Floyd because he believed it imposed an anti-police ideology on him can pursue a job retaliation claim, a Cleveland federal judge ruled.

Robert Warner’s allegation that he was soon permanently transferred to a less desirable position wasn’t sufficient to plead retaliation because that move occurred before he filed a bias charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the US District Court for the Northern District of Ohio said. But Warner also alleges that he has continued to ...