Amanda Caballero wishes she could go back to work at Amazon.
She made $15 an hour at the Fresno fulfillment center — several dollars more than the state’s minimum wage — and received more than three months of paid maternity leave. Her generous health insurance package covered her husband and five children, and she liked her managers.
But a wrist injury left the 31-year-old Fresno resident unable to work.
Standing on a two-step ladder during her Amazon shift last March, she was struggling to get a heavy box out of a cubby. She grabbed the box and tugged, but her glove was stuck underneath it, and as she pulled, her hand stayed in place, straining her wrist…Read More