At the point when Amazon offered back in January to assist the Biden administration with the government’s ongoing Covide pandemic response, it said it would innoculate its more than 800,000-person workforce.
The organization is currently beginning that process, with on-site vaccinations for front-line representatives to get in progress at select satisfaction centers across Missouri, Nevada, and Kansas throughout the next few weeks.
Amazon says it will grow the program again vaccines become accessible in different states. Meanwhile, it will give an $80 bonus to laborers who get inoculated all alone. That bonus is on top of the different incentives the organization has dished out to workers during the pandemic.
It’s significant Amazon isn’t the only organization attempting to help get individuals inoculated in the US. Walmart, for example, is hosting community events in 43 states to immunize individuals in underserved communities.
The beginning of employee vaccinations is the most recent improvement in what has been a long saga identified with Amazon’s response to the pandemic. One of the later advancements is a lawsuit from New York state charging the organization had failed to appropriately clean two of its facilities and follow appropriate contact tracing methods.
Amazon has said it has given a valiant effort to ensure its representatives — while now likewise involved in a debate on Twitter about whether its policies push laborers to pee in bottles.
In October, the organization published information on the number of workers tested or were assumed positive for COVID-19. Between March 1st and September 19th, 2020, the organization said that number was 19,816.
In light of the information it looked at from Johns Hopkins University, it assessed the number of positive cases ought to have been over 30,000.