EU Sources - European workforce Amazon fed up - August 31, 2018

Workers in Spain, Germany and Poland coordinated industrial actions at Amazon during a prime day sale. The coordinated industrial actions are the largest that the company has ever seen. At the same time as union members at Amazon Germany and Spain were on strike, their Polish counterparts, who don’t have enough members yet to call a strike under local law, organised work slow-downs. Workers in the UK did not participate in the industrial actions but engaged in protest against Amazon with slogans like ‘We are workers, not robots’.

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