Amazon workers in Chicago protest against ‘brutal’ megacycle shifts and other stories

Today we look at a walkout staged by Amazon workers in Chicago, the Biden administration’s decision to restore aid to UNRWA, protests in Iraq for job opportunities, record surges in Covid-19 cases in India, and the sentencing of an aid worker to 20 years in prison by a Saudi Court

April 09, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at a walkout protest by Amazon workers in the city of Chicago against ‘megacycle’ shifts, an announcement by the Biden administration resuming aid to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees, protests in Iraq to demand job opportunities, record surges in Covid-19 cases in India as some states warn of vaccine shortages, and the sentencing of a Red Crescent aid worker to 20 years in prison by a Saudi court. 

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