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Amazon Germany dismisses union's claim about redundancies

Friday 27 December 2013 | 10:48 CET | News
Amazon Germany disputes the claim of German union Ver.di made on 24 December that it has dismissed a significant number of employees on 23 December, according to German newsagency Dpa citing Amazon spokeswoman Crhistine Hoeger. She said that it concerned seasonal employees whose contracts end on 31 December and claims that Amazon is looking into extending those contracts, but did not want to give exact numbers.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Amazon / Verdi
Countries: Germany
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