Amazon found to have illegally fired climate activist workers

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US labour officials have found that Amazon “illegally retaliated” against two former employees who were fired after speaking out about the firm’s environmental practices and warehouse safety.

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has ruled in favour of former Amazon employees Emily Cunningham and Maren Costa, who helped organise the group Amazon Employees for Climate Justice and were fired last April.

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