Amazon France is planning to take the case over the shutdown of its distribution facilities to the French Supreme court docket, the enterprise stated in a statement.

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A Paris court docket dominated final month that Amazon had to discontinue selling whatever however essential objects while the organization reassessed how it was preserving its warehouse staff dependable from coronavirus.

The case stemmed from a grievance introduced via a French labor union. Amazon had appealed the resolution but misplaced.

After the court ruling, Amazon shut its French distribution centers on April 15, pronouncing the transfer used to be because of the complexity of its logistics system and what it called complicated instructions from the court with the hazard of hefty fines.

The company yesterday announced the warehouses will remain closed by means of next Wednesday, but all staff will continue to be paid.