Germany -Strike announcement at Amazon logistics -April 05, 2013

Trade union Ver.di announced that employees of a big warehouse in the city of Leipzig were planning to go on strike. Ver.di hinted that the action might last several days. It would be the first strike ever at a logistics centre of the US online merchant across Germany. The announcement followed a vote in which 97% of union members in Leipzig had thrown their weight behind industrial action in a bid to secure higher wages.

English: http://www.dw.de/amazon-employees-in-germany-to-strike-over-pay ...  

 

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