• Amazon workers hold first UK strike, adding to labor turmoil

    1 day ago - By Bésame

    LONDON - Amazon warehouse workers went on strike for the first time in Britain on Wednesday because of a dispute over pay and working conditions, adding to a wave of industrial labor action across the country fueled by the soaring cost of living.
    Union members voted to walk off the job at the e-commerce giant's fulfillment center in Coventry, a city about 100 miles northwest of London near Birmingham.
    Amanda Gearing, a senior organizer with the GMB union, said Amazon staff who worked through tough conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic are just “trying to get decent pay.” Another big...
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