Amazon employees at a New York facility plan to walk out Monday amid concerns about safety as the coronavirus spreads.
“The plan is to cease all operations until the building is closed and sanitized,” Christian Smalls, an assistant manager leading the strike, told CNN. “We’re not asking for much. We’re asking the building to be closed and sanitized, and for us to be paid.”
The strike could involve 50 to 200 employees, CNN reported.
Amazon did not immediately comment.
The Amazon employees are not the first to threaten a strike as the coronavirus spreads.
Instacart shoppers said they will strike Monday after asking for additional compensation and safety precautions.