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Thousands of Amazon employees have joined a new Slack channel called “Remote Advocacy” to voice their concerns about the company’s newly announced return-to-work policy. The policy requires employees to return to the office three days a week starting in May. The decision prompted some employees to organize a petition to oppose it.
Amazon CEO Andy Jassy announced the new policy in an internal memo on Friday.business insider report The Slack channel was created within hours of the announcement to encourage remote work at Amazon. Employees also expressed dissatisfaction with the abrupt announcement and lack of leadership clarity.
CNBC report For screenshots of comments from the Amazon Newsfeed, which is normally only available internally. One said, “Despite clear evidence that it was the wrong decision for employees to arbitrarily coerce them to return to the office without providing data to back it up, Amazon is the best company on the planet.” I was unable to fulfill my role as an employer of
“We believe this decision is detrimental to our business,” the comment concluded.
According to CNBC, the employee petition, which had 5,000 signatures as of Tuesday night, suggests that remote work can be more productive, save money, improve work-life balance, and help marginalized people. Claims to be profitable. Amazon employees want the right to choose where they work, including remote locations.
With over 14,000 members in the new Slack channel as of Tuesday, Amazon employees appear ready to speak out against the new policy.