FILE PHOTO: Frederic Duval, director of Amazon France, poses a press go to on the Amazon fulfilment middle in Bretigny-sur-Orge close to Paris, France, October 22, 2019. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File Picture
PARIS (Reuters) – Amazon (AMZN.O) has no visibility but on when its six warehouses in France may reopen, after a French court docket ordered it to restrict its actions whereas it reinforces security protocols in the course of the coronavirus outbreak, its head of France mentioned on Thursday.
Frederic Duval additionally advised RTL radio that Amazon deliberate to enchantment the court docket’s ruling, after employee unions raised issues about well being measures.
The group mentioned on Wednesday it deliberate to briefly shutter the warehouses, confirming an inside doc despatched earlier on to French unions.
Within the inside doc seen by Reuters, the corporate mentioned it will shut the warehouses between from April 16 till a minimum of April 20, after it was ordered to curtail deliveries and focus solely on groceries and medical and hygiene provides.
Reporting by Sarah White; Enhancing by Mathieu Rosemain