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Workers’ comp rates to jump in Amazon’s Washington fulfillment centers due to hazards

A huge roll of box cardboard is seen as  employees work at packing stations at Amazon’s Kent fulfillment center, a showpiece for the company’s coronavirus response, Thursday, June 11, 2020. 214215

Recognizing that working in an Amazon fulfillment center is more hazardous than other types of warehouse work, Washington state's labor agency says it will boost the commerce giant's workers' compensation premium rates by 15% starting next year.

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