France -Amazon France workers also on strike -December 23, 2014

The trade union CGT at Amazon has called on workers to go on strike, just before Christmas. Strike action could seriously impact deliveries of last minute presents. France has seen a surge in orders because of strikes in neighbouring Germany.

The trade union CGT at Amazon has called on workers to go on strike, just before Christmas. Strike action could seriously impact deliveries of last minute presents. France has seen a surge in orders because of strikes in neighbouring Germany. The union wants the retailer to open negotiations on working conditions and better salaries. The union also wants what it calls a less strenuous routine.

English: http://www.euronews.com/2014/12/22/amazon-workers-walk-out-at-french-depots/    


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