Amazon workers’ compensation to increase in Washington state

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A labor agency has announced that it will be boosting the coverage for fulfillment center employees. A Washington state labor agency has announced its plans to boost Amazon workers’ compensation for employees at the fulfillment center in the state. The move was justified by what it called a more hazardous environment than other warehouse types. The state’s Department of Labor and Industries had already announced that it would be raising the premium rates for this coverage by 15 percent starting at the beginning of 2021. By boosting the coverage, this…

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