New York Sues Amazon Over COVID-19 Workplace Safety

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New York Attorney General Letitia James sued Amazon on Tuesday over workplace safety concerns at two of the company’s distribution and fulfillment centers in Queens and Staten Island. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images

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Updated at 9:07 a.m. ET

New York Attorney General Letitia James sued Amazon on Tuesday, claiming the massive e-commerce company’s “flagrant disregard for health and safety requirements” during the coronavirus pandemic put the lives of workers and the general public at risk.

She accused the company of shoddy contact tracing and poor cleaning — both designed to prevent the

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