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亚马逊is supporting federal legislation that would both legalize marijuana and purge the criminal records of people previously arrested on pot charges. Additionally, the company will stop screening for use of the drug for certain classifications of employees.

但也许有数以万计的仓库员工的最大消息是在线零售巨头正在修改其臭名昭着休假任务员工跟踪软件为卫生间休息,与主管的对话提供更多呼吸室,以及设备维修。

The changes, revealed in一个博客文章全球消费者部门首席执行官戴夫•克拉克紧随其后another report about the company’s unusually high warehouse injury rate

“Starting today, we’re now averaging Time off Task over a longer period to ensure that there’s more signal and less noise—reinforcing the original intent of the program, and focusing Time off Task conversations on how we can help,” Clark wrote in the post published Tuesday.

“The goal is to re-focus the conversations on instances where there are likely true operational issues to resolve. We believe this change will help ensure the Time off Task policy is used in the way it was intended.”

在克拉克邮政的同一天,Union支持战略组织中心published a study that it said showed Amazon fulfillment centers had 5.9 serious injuries for every 100 employees, a rate nearly 80% higher than non-Amazon warehouses. Similar to the reasons stated for theattempted union organization in Bessemer, Ala。这个春天,SoC归咎于亚马逊的截止任务驱动的工作文化和压力。

It was during that failed attempt to unionize workers in Alabama that one of Clark’s anti-union tweets gained national attention after heattempted to spar with Sen. Bernie Sanders:

但周二的克拉克的帖子揭示了一个明显不同的大头裂。虽然在一个拥有17个州的国家合法化的国家合法化娱乐大麻的国家,但克拉克宣布,虽然表达了联邦盆地合法化和放松的大麻测试,但该公司认为该公司超越了快速交付的世界。

Like many other corporations, he wrote, Amazon has purged prospective employees for pot use. That is now changing.

“但是,鉴于国家法律在美国的跨越美国,我们改变了课程,”他写道。“我们将在我们的综合药物筛查计划中包含大麻,以便任何由交通部门监管的任何职位,而是将其与酒精使用相同。”

此外,他补充说,公司正在支持大麻机会再投资及2021年的延期法,立法将合法化锅,并帮助明确刑事记录,同时投资严重毒品最严重影响的社区。

“We hope that other employers will join us, and that policymakers will act swiftly to pass this law.”

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