Italy - First ever direct agreement of unions and Amazon - May 31, 2018

 Amazon workers are celebrating a historic victory. The company gave in under trade union pressure and agreed to end inhumane work schedules. The agreement between Amazon Italy and trade unions is a first in the entire company’s history. Amazon is known for its anti-union policy. The deal that supplements the nationwide sectoral collective labour agreement, ensures fairness in scheduling through reductions in mandatory night shifts and distributing weekend work in a just way. Amazon is notorious for long hours, punishing quotas, and little break time during shifts

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