Poland - Prime Day protests include a strike vote at Amazon - August 31, 2019

Prime Day protests included a referendum to strike organized by TU NSZZ Solidarnosc and Workers’ Initiative. The decision to take the vote comes after negotiations with Amazon Poland failed to resolve the collective dispute on higher wages because the company unilaterally broke off negotiations. The dispute that has been ongoing since May and the vote are expected to last until September. Union representatives will visit warehouses on a rotational basis to materialize the referendum; a turnout of 50% is needed to make the referendum binding.

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