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8 May 2020

Author:
Isobel Asher Hamilton, Business Insider (USA)

USA: Amazon VP resigns after company fires workers who criticized warehouse conditions

The Amazon VP who quit and called the company 'chickens---' says Google, Comcast, and Huawei got in touch, 5 May 2020 

The Amazon vice president who quit the company and posted a searing attack on how it targeted whistleblowers says he has been approached by numerous other tech companies already.

Tim Bray's blog post on Monday explaining his resignation was shared widely. Bray, who held the title of distinguished engineer, wrote that he left the company after it fired workers who openly criticized its warehouse conditions during the coronavirus pandemic, a move he called "chickenshit." (He later retracted the insult, calling it "mean-spirited.")

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