Day: January 21, 2021

Amazon Offers to Help President Biden With Covid-19 Vaccinations

In return, Amazon wants its essential employees to receive the vaccine ‘at the earliest appropriate time.’

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This story originally appeared on PCMag

Amazon wants access to Covid-19 vaccinations for essential employees, and in return is willing to lend a hand with the nationwide rollout.

On the day of Joe Biden‘s inauguration, Amazon’s CEO of worldwide consumer business, Dave Clark, sent a letter to the new president requesting that people working at fulfillment centers, AWS data centers, and Whole Foods Market stores receive the jab “at the earliest appropriate time.”

“As the nation’s second-largest employer, Amazon has over 800,000 employees in the United States, most of whom are essential workers who cannot work from home,” Clark explained. “We are proud of the role

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