0
Broadband

Union criticises Amazon Germany employee dismissals

Tuesday 24 December 2013 | 15:07 CET | News
German service workers union Ver.di criticizes Amazon Deutschland decision to dismiss several employees just before Christmas. The union claims that Amazon dismissed several employees on 23 December without notice. Last week, Ver.di coordinate strikes of Amazon employees at several distribution centres to force negotiations about wages, but Amazon is refusing to budge.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Internet
Companies: Amazon
Countries: Germany
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Amazon strike in Germany expanded to Christmas markets

Published 19 Dec 2014 10:45 CET | Germany
More than 2,400 employees participated in the strike at Amazon's German locations in Bad Hersfeld, Leipzig, Rheinberg and Werne ...

Amazon strikes in Germany continue

Published 18 Dec 2014 10:16 CET | Germany
The German trade union Ver.di has announced it will continue the strike at the German Amazon locations in Bad Hersfeld, Leipzig, ...

Ver.di strike at Amazon continues

Published 09 Dec 2014 10:23 CET | Germany
The German trade union Ver.di is holding another strike at Amazon locations in Germany. On 08 December, the walkout started with ...

Amazon Germany strike resumes

Published 08 Dec 2014 13:04 CET | Germany
The German union Ver.di has called on Amazon workers to go on strike again. In Bad Hersfeld (Hesse) the walkout started with the ...

Amazon Germany retains part of seasonal workers until 2015

Published 30 Dec 2013 09:32 CET | Germany
Amazon Germany has announced that i twill keep a part of its seasonal workers employed until 31 December 2014. This concerns part ...

Amazon Germany dismisses union's claim about redundancies

Published 27 Dec 2013 10:48 CET | Germany
Amazon Germany disputes the claim of German union Ver.di made on 24 December that it has dismissed a significant number of ...

Amazon workers in Germany preparing Christmas strike

Published 16 Dec 2013 11:00 CET | Germany
Amazon workers in Germany are preparing a strike for Monday 23 December, over a long playing dispute about pay, Reuters said. The ...

Amazon launches Cloud Player, Amazon Coins in Germany

Published 22 Nov 2013 14:26 CET | Germany
Amazon has announced the launch of the Amazon Cloud Player for PC and Mac in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The free app ...

Amazon terms & conditions anti-competitive - cartel office

Published 21 Oct 2013 10:39 CET | Germany
The German federal cartel office is in talks with Amazon to change its terms and conditions, which are anti-competitive, ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

21 Oct Logitech fiscal Q2
21 Oct Brand Marketing and Digital Summit
22 Oct DNA Q3 2019
22 Oct Calix Q3 2019
22 Oct Grameenphone Q3 2019
22 Oct Snap Q3 2019
22 Oct MWC Los Angeles 2019
23 Oct Orange Belgium Q3 2019
23 Oct Telenor Q3 2019
23 Oct Millicom Q3 2019
23 Oct Rogers Communications Q3 2019
23 Oct Microsoft fiscal Q1
23 Oct Netgear Q3 2019
23 Oct Annual Customer Service Summit
24 Oct Netia Q3 2019
24 Oct Comcast Q3 2019
24 Oct Nokia Q3 2019
24 Oct Juniper Networks Q3 2019
24 Oct Norwegian telecoms market H1 report
24 Oct Smith Micro Q3 2019
24 Oct Verisign Q3 2019
24 Oct STMicroelectronics Q3 2019
24 Oct Televisa Q3 2019
24 Oct Nordic Entertainment Q3 2019
24 Oct Amazon Q3 2019
24 Oct HKBN fiscal FY
24 Oct Maxlinear Q3 2019
25 Oct Verizon Q3 2019
25 Oct Shaw Communications fiscal Q4
25 Oct Charter Communications Q3 2019
::: More Calendar Items