Amazon has sent a warning to two of its employees who have publicly criticized the company’s environmental policies,
warning them that they can fire them if they violate the company’s communications policy,
And at a time when Google is also suffering from a crisis with its employees after 4 of them were dismissed as a result of their protest against the company’s policy,
This ultimately led to Google being accused of unlawfully firing workers to eliminate freedom of association,
Which threatens Amazon to share the same fate,
And according to a report issued by the Washington Post newspaper.
a group of workers called Amazon
Employees for Climate Justice on Twitter,
The company threatened to expel them in case they talked about climate change,
where they said: “Jeff Bezos and a group of executives threatened to expel a number of our group members after we talked about the desire for our company to be a leader in global efforts to avoid the climate disaster
The “Washington Post” report quotes employee “Costa Costa”,
who works as a major designer for the Amazon user experience,
The report states that Costa was warned in an email notified to Amazon that any future violations could lead to formal corrective actions,
Including termination of employment on Amazon.
Employees believe that Amazon affects climate change through its business, and earlier this year thousands of employees sent a proposal to Bezos,
where they asked him to formulate a climate change plan,
However, Bezos announced in September that Amazon would look at completely scarce renewable energy by 2030.
He also said that Amazon was studying zero carbon emissions by 2040,
yet more than 1,000 employees protested against Amazon’s climate policies.
A spokesman told The Washington Post that the company’s communications policy for employees is not new,
The spokesperson also said that employees are encouraged to work in their teams,
Including suggesting improvements to the way we work through these internal channels,
Earlier this year, updated its policy statement,
clarifying the company’s position on many issues, including climate change.