French Workers Call for Strike against Amazon

From RFI From Monday, workers at four warehouse sites throughout France could down their tools just days before Christmas, when Amazon is at its busiest time. Amazon claims that this strike won’t affect their business. Sebastien Boisonnet, a CGT delegate who called the strike, says industrial action will have a major impact on the US company’s deliveries and will damage Amazon’s reputation that one click online will send a package to your door. Amazon strikers in Germany went on strike last week which caused the brand to send more of its orders to France… Read More

Amazon staff in Germany extend strike to Christmas Eve

From Canoe.ca Amazon staff at three German warehouses will extend their strike until Christmas Eve to increase pressure on the online retailer in a long-running dispute over pay and conditions, labour union Verdi said on Friday. Verdi also filed a lawsuit against a decision by regional authorities to allow Amazon staff in two German cities to work this Sunday as the mail-order group steps up efforts to deliver orders to customers before the Christmas holiday. Industrial action this week had already been extended until Saturday in four of Amazon’s nine distribution centres… Read More