France - Strikes during Amazon’s prime sale - August 31, 2019

Amazon employees went on strike demanding better wages and working conditions as the retail giant launched its two-day ‘Amazon Prime’ sale. Around 20 workers tried to block trucks coming to and from the online retailer’s distribution centre in the northern city of Lauwin-Planque, disrupting deliveries while demanding better wages and working conditions, as well as union recognition. As the Seattle-based online retail giant launched its annual two-day global shopping offer known as Prime Day, also employees in Germany and the US went on strike.

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