The two-day shopping event is typically held in July, but keeping up with demand amid COVID-19 has led to the delay, according to a report.
According a report from The Intercept, the employees will call in sick or walk off the job during their lunch break.
Some Instacart and Amazon warehouse workers walked off the job Monday demanding greater safeguards against the coronavirus, even as both companies are speed-hiring hundreds of thousands of new workers to handle a surge in delivery orders.
Amazon, in an attempt to fill its warehouses with toilet paper, hand sanitizer and other items in high demand, said Tuesday that it will limit what suppliers can send to its warehouses for the next three weeks.
Amazon says all jobs at the new Auburndale center will start at $15 an hour, with comprehensive benefits starting on day one.
State and local governments have offered Amazon millions in public incentives to expand and hire in Florida. While Governor Scott and Tampa Bay area leaders have praised Amazon for fueling our economy, President Trump has strongly criticized Amazon and accused it of costing jobs.
Amazon recently did the unthinkable. It invited us – what with our unblinking cameras and endless questions – for a peek inside its newest logistical lair.