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No two-tier benefits: Amazon warehouse workers get same parental leave as corporate staff

Elvira Lopez, an Amazon warehouse worker in Phoenix, took 20 weeks of maternity leave under a recently revamped company program.

Amazon’s relatively low-paid warehouse workers get the same parental- leave benefits as the company’s highly paid software developers and executives — a rarity for U.S. hourly workers.

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