Germany - Amazon workers strike ahead of major sale - August 31, 2019

Labour union Ver.di has called on employees at Amazon facilities to go on strike. Workers pushing for better wages have timed the work stoppage to coincide with a major sale day for the online retailer. The motto of the strike was ‘No more discounts on our income’. The fight for better wages at the company has been on now for more than six years. Ver.di also demands a collective agreement, which is denied by the employer who declares to be a ‘responsible employer’.

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