Amazon sites in France stay shut in standoff over Covid-19 measures

Amazon’s six French warehouses, which employ around 10,000 workers on permanent and interim contracts, have been shut since April 16th after court rulings said the company could only continue to operate if it limits deliveries to a list of essential goods only and carry out an assessment of the health risks to its employees in consultation with French trades unions.

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Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer, has shut up shop in France because the cost of compliance with the country’s Covid-19 emergency measures is deemed to be too high, reports Compliance Week.