Amazon worker sacked for being robbed

Amazon worker sacked for being robbed

An Amazon driver has been fired after being robbed while working.

In December, Martyn Gilham, 28, was attacked by a thief who stole his van in while he was delivering Amazon packages in Coventry. In total, 62 packages from the online giant were taken.

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Comments (3)

  • Peter
    Tue, 16 Jan 2018 1:59pm GMT
    Re: the delivery driver - unfair dismissal? unlawful deduction from wages? Do their policies say that if you get robbed it's a dismissing offence and you have to compensate them?
  • Boris
    Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:40pm GMT
    Yet another set of excuses from Amazon! This entire story is disgusting. To charge the victim of a crime for lost parcels and his van even though he's the one who was attacked is just not right. The fact that the US workers for Amazon are having to get help to be able to eat is similar to the rise in food banks in the UK. Amazon should be ashamed of themselves and should start putting the people, who keep the place in business, first.
  • Messy
    Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:29pm GMT
    I don't condone any employer who takes advantage of its employees. However we must all wake up to the fact that if you want your product at dirt cheap prices and you want it to come with little or no delivery charge and you want it tomorrow, then someone somewhere has to be exploited. Companies like Amazon are only feeding our greed for more for less.

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