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Amazon, Lyft Putting Pressure on Drivers Amid Coronavirus Fears

“Keep your car clean”

A photo of a gig worker delivering Amazon packages. She has a bunch of packages in her hands and is getting out of the car.

AAmazon is encouraging employees at its Seattle headquarters to work from home this month after a worker was diagnosed with coronavirus. “We’re supporting the affected employee,” an Amazon spokesperson told CNN, as technology’s biggest companies take increasing measures to insulate staff from COVID-19.



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Sarah Emerson

Staff writer at OneZero covering social platforms, internet communities, and the spread of misinformation online. Previously: VICE