Amazon is facing more heat after the National Labor Relations Board determined that it illegally fired two of its employees who were voicing concerns about the company.
The labor board found that Emily Cunningham and Maren Costa, who worked as user experience designers at the company’s Seattle headquarters, were fired because of their activism. They began criticizing the company in 2018 and were terminated in April of last year.
An official with the NLRB told the Washington Examiner on Monday that the board found merit with their claims and that if Amazon does not settle with the women, Seattle’s regional director will file a complaint accusing Amazon of unfair labor practices.
“It’s a moral victory and really shows that we are on the right side of history and the right side of the law,” Cunningham told the New York Times. (Read more from “Amazon Illegally Fired Workers Who Spoke Against Company” HERE)