World’s Richest Man Jeff Bezos Asks The Public To Pitch In For Amazon Workers’ Sick Leave – Pedestrian TV

World’s Richest Man Jeff Bezos Asks The Public To Pitch In For Amazon Workers’ Sick Leave – Pedestrian TV

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The richest man on the face of the fucking Earth Jeff Bezos has had his ass handed to him for asking the public to donate to his COVID-19 relief fund. I’m sorry Bezos, but I think you can foot the bill for this one. The Amazon Relief Fund (the company, not the rainforest) is essentially a fund in which delivery partners and drivers can “apply for grants approximately equal to up to two-weeks of pay if diagnosed with COVID-19 or placed into quarantine by the government or Amazon.” I know what you’re thinking, isn’t this… sick leave? Well, yes. Jeff Bezos, the richest man on the entire planet is crowdfunding for his company’s own sick leave policy. It’s utter madness. According to the statement, “this fund will support our employees and contractors around the world who face financial hardships from other qualifying events, such as a natural disaster, federally declared emergency, or unforeseen personal hardship. Applicants can apply and receive a personal grant from the fund ranging from $400 to $5, 000 USD per person.” It’s important to note that Amazon provided a statement to fact-checking site Snopes, in which they asserted that they did not ask for donations. “We are not and ....


This man can afford to pay all of our sick leave, but especially Amazon’s sick leave. Naturally, Twitter users lost their fucking minds over this. Jeff Bezos makes 9 million dollars every hour. He can take an evening nap and make more than you will in your entire lifetime. Amazon hasn't paid federal taxes in years. But he wants you to donate so Amazon workers can take sick leave. .

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