Bill Status of HR0580 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: AMAZON WAREHOUSE-VICTIMS-OSHA
Rep. Katie Stuart - Jay Hoffman and Carol Ammons
Synopsis As Introduced
Recognizes the victims of the December 10, 2021 storms and honors their memories. Urges the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to thoroughly conduct their investigation into the Edwardsville Amazon warehouse to ensure that proper safety protocols were followed before and during the severe weather event, that the warehouse was built to code and offered proper storm shelter for employees, and that OSHA and the other proper authorities can immediately implement proper protocols where needed. Urges Amazon to review their personnel policies to compensate workers that lost income due to the severe weather event, as well as the families of those who lost their loved ones and those who were injured.