Skip to comments.Amazon workers strike in Germany, Spain on Black Friday
Posted on 11/23/2018 9:25:13 AM PST by C19fan
orkers at Amazon logistic centers in Germany and Spain staged strikes on Friday, walking off the job on Black Friday, the discount spending spree that kicks-off the start of the crucial Christmas shopping season. Amazon Germany said around 620 workers were participating in the strikes at its Bad Hersfeld and Rheinberg facilities but the majority of employees were continuing to work and there was no impact on customer orders. Germany's Verdi services union had called for Amazon workers to strike for 24 hours until midnight on Friday, demanding better pay and labor contracts that guarantee healthy working conditions.
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Enjoy your European employees Jeff.
“...620 workers were participating in the strikes... and there was no impact on customer orders.”
Conclusion: Amazon has “non-essential” employees just like the government.
To the workers... Go ahead and demand higher pay for a low/no skill job. You will simply accelerate your replacement with automation and robots.
Or you could try working for another retailer... Surly they would like to raise their labor costs and be less competitive.
No one is forcing them to work at Amazon. They’re free to find other employment.
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