Amazon. San Jose California, USA - August 24, 2020. Photo: Jason Doiy/ALM In the past three weeks, four employment suits by Amazon employees have landed at the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and three others were filed in state Superior Court. (Photo: Jason Doiy/ALM)

Just as homebound consumers have sent Amazon’s sales soaring during the coronavirus pandemic, the online retailer appears to be experiencing a boom in another area — employment litigation.

Lawyers who’ve litigated against Amazon said a recurring issue in the employment litigation is the anonymous, bureaucratic face the company presents in its dealings with employees who seek answers on such workplace issues as disability leave.

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