Germany - Amazon workers continue their action - December 31, 2017

Workers at Amazon distribution centres talk about their action at Amazon in a video. They continue the dispute with the firm that takes already more than four years. In Bad Hersfeld workers have started a four-day strike over pay and work conditions coinciding with the days in which people are expected to exchange Christmas presents. Trade union ver.di demands a treatment of workers along the lines of the collective agreements that exist for the retail sector. The firm sticks to the cheaper logistic agreement.   

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