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Amazon illegally fired worker who made safety complaints
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An Amazon warehouse worker's complaint that he was illegally disciplined for organizing fellow employees during the coronavirus pandemic was upheld in a National Labor Relations Board investigation.
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Gerald Bryson, who worked at an Amazon fulfillment center on Staten Island, was a vocal critic of conditions at his facility and led several protests.
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Bryson told Vice News on Thursday that he felt "exonerated" and vindicated after the inquiry.
“I know I was fired for organizing at Amazon and the NLRB agrees. I started this fight for my fellow employees, for my brothers and sisters," he told them. "I stood up for a safe and healthy environment, which Amazon did not provide."