Tech & Science Shortly before Advent: Amazon employees go out of work

12:25  27 november  2020
12:25  27 november  2020 Source:   ksta.de

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Amazon workers protest the company’s working conditions in Milton Keynes, England. An Amazon representative told the Guardian: “We follow all Texas state workers ’ compensation laws, and “He was denied his short -term disability benefits and essentially had to go out of pocket for his expenses

Shortly before 2PM, when the day-shift workers planned to walk out , Hibaq Mohamed and several other workers came into the lobby. Her first job in the country was at Amazon . At first she liked it, but the pace of work had increased to grueling levels, and more and more workers were getting fired for

According to the Verdi union, employees of the online retailer Amazon have stopped working at the Rheinberg (Wesel district) and Werne (Unna district) locations. The union is protesting against the company's refusal to sign collective agreements for the retail sector and to conclude a collective agreement on “good and healthy work,” said the Verdi district. The strike should last until Saturday. Verdi has also called for work stoppages at other Amazon locations.

  Kurz vor der Adventszeit: Amazon-Mitarbeiter legen Arbeit nieder © www.ksta.de

An Amazon spokesman emphasized that the campaigns in the past had no impact on customer deliveries. “The vast majority of employees work normally.” This time too, Amazon does not expect any effects. The wage package, including the additional benefits and working conditions, could also compete with other important employers in the region.

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At the Rheinberg site, the strike began on Thursday at midnight, said a Verdi spokesman. In Werne there has been a strike since Wednesday at 10 p.m., a spokesman said. (dpa)

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