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Amazon reinstates policy that penalizes workers for taking too many breaks, lawsuit alleges
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Amazon allegedly brought back a workplace policy that penalizes employees for taking breaks on the job amid the company's busiest sales week of the year.
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The e-commerce giant can monitor when warehouse employees take breaks and documents it as a “time off task” (TOT) when workers step away from scanning packages for what the company deems too long, according to a court filing made Wednesday by employees at Amazon's Staten Island, N.Y., JKF8 facility.