Spain - Amazon workers start industrial action - March 31, 2018

Over one thousand Madrid based Amazon workers went on strike with a two-day walkout demanding better pay and conditions. It was the country’s first ever strike at Amazon. Unions claim that Amazon deliberately blocks salary increases, cuts wages and reduces payments for those working weekends or holidays as part of a new contract agreement. In a statement Amazon Spain claims that the salaries they pay are, in contrary, on the high end. According to unions UGT and CCOO the strike has been a success with 98% of workers observing the work stoppage.

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