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Amazon wont provide entitled vision and dental

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Gatlin121

Member
See what happens tomorrow. Give it till Monday or Tuesday because while I'm sure Amazon runs weekend shifts, I guarantee you the dental and vision carriers don't. It can take up to ten days after enrollment before our vendors can see a new enrollee.

While I'm sure Amazon is good at playing all the angles to their own benefit, it really doesn't benefit them all that much to prevent ONE employee from signing up for fringe benefits like dental and vision, which really don't cost them all that much to begin with. Legally, they CANNOT enroll you until you qualify. It doesn't matter why you don't. "I didn't get Blue Badge status because they changed my schedule - I would have if they didn't", doesn't matter. "I don't qualify because the rules changed - I would if they hadn't" doesn't matter. If you do not qualify they would be in violation of the law to offer you the benefits, and the only recourse you would have is if you had evidence, and I do mean evidence that would stand up in a court of law, that they deliberately withheld benefits for a reason that qualified as illegal discrimination. So far there is no evidence of that.

I'm not unsympathetic, believe me. But it's very unclear that there was anything but poor administration at work here.
Thank you. I appreciate your explanation.
 

Gatlin121

Member
Well here's the epilogue for my tail with Amazon.

I got my benefits on December 4th 2020
Wasn't able to use them for the month of December because of the busy holidays.
Set my first appointment for January 7th.


Then I was fired from Amazon January 5th. For ridiculous reasons.

They said I "acknowledged I use profanity"
At work at some point.

I would explain but I just don't even care anymore.

All I know this means I only have until the end of January to use my benefits.

Amazon is terrible.


Quick question... am I allowed to record my phone calls with HR?
 

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