Amazon workers close in on trial to recoup work-at-home expenses


The suit reflects the mounting legal headache facing companies, including Amazon and Wells Fargo, that are seeing a flurry of complaints being filed by workers looking to recoup expenses for expenses they paid for while working from home during the pandemic. — Coffee photo created by marymarkevich - www.freepik.com

Amazon.com Inc workers seeking to recoup expenses they incurred while working from home during the pandemic moved a step closer to trial when a California judge threw out the ecommerce giant’s request to dismiss the lawsuit.

California-based engineer, David Williams, claimed in the proposed class-action lawsuit that the company violated US state laws by failing to come up with a policy to compensate workers for remote work-related expenses.

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