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Amazon has found itself involved in a lawsuit, which was filed by a group of warehouse workers that claim the e-commerce giant put them at risk because of the working conditions at its fulfillment centers during the coronavirus pandemic.

This is not the first lawsuit that Amazon has been involved with over working conditions at its fulfillment centers during the coronavirus pandemic. The company has come under fire for its safety measures as it ramped up its workforce by 175,000 employees to meet the onslaught of demand caused by consumers stocking up on essential items from its website.

Employees at Amazon have staged walkout protests asking for hazard pay, better working conditions, and more COVID-19 testing. Amazon paid its workers $2 per hour extra during the height of the coronavirus pandemic, which expired at the end of May. The company said it has spent $800 million in the first two quarters of the year on safety measures.

Amazon said it was reviewing the complaint. “We are saddened by the tragic impact COVID-19 has had on communities across the globe, including on some Amazon team members and their family and friends,” spokeswoman Lisa Levandowski said in an emailed statement. “From early March to May 1, we offered our employees unlimited time away from work, and since May 1 we have offered leave for those most vulnerable or who need to care for children or family members.”

Amazon emerged as an indispensable service for many customers shopping online during “shelter-in-place” orders. The company scrambled to meet surging demand by hiring 175,000 workers while simultaneously announcing new procedures to protect its workforce.

According to Amazon, over 150 processes have been updated to protect employees, and the company is spending over $800 million in the first half of 2020 on coronavirus safety measures. Workers diagnosed with the virus are also being offered additional paid time off, the company has said.

But the new lawsuit claims Amazon has only “sought to create a facade of compliance” and continued with unsafe practices. Workers “continue to work at dizzying speeds, even if doing so prevents them from socially distancing, washing their hands, and sanitizing their work spaces,” according to the lawsuit.

The plaintiffs also say Amazon punishes employees who complain about workplace safety and tells workers to avoid informing others if they become infected. Amazon has told employees its contact tracing consists only of reviewing its surveillance footage, rather than interviewing infected workers about their interactions, the lawsuit says.

Amazon’s failures have already caused injury and death to workers and family members of workers,” the lawsuit says, noting that a worker at the Staten Island warehouse has been confirmed to have died from Covid-19.  One month later, the worker’s family member reportedly displayed COVID-19 symptoms and died. The plaintiffs in the case are not seeking damages for illness or death but instead asking for an injunction to force Amazon to follow public health guidelines, the news outlet said.

The Staten Island warehouse has been a focus of health and safety complaints since March, when employees mounted the first of a series of walkouts.

Amazon terminated the leader of that protest, claiming he violated a company quarantine order. The company’s action spurred denunciations and calls for investigation by officials including Senator Bernie Sanders and New York Attorney General Letitia James.