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Over 2,000 Amazon staff in Germany observe strike

Thursday 25 September 2014 | 11:08 CET | News
Over 2,000 Amazon staff in Germany took part in industrial action on 24 September, said trade union Ver.di. The union said the strikers showed courage in taking action secure a living wage and decent working conditions. Staff at the Werne site in North-Rhine Westphalia came out for the first time. Employees at Bad Hersfeld in Hesse, Leipzig in Saxony, Graben in Bavaria and Rheinberg in North-Rhine Westphalia had downed tools on 22 September. The strikes were due to finish at the end of the late shift on 24 September but the union said they could come out again if Amazon refuses to negotiate.

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Countries: Germany
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