Labour Research January 2018

European news

Strikes at Amazon in Germany

German services union Ver.di has taken further action in its long-running dispute with US online retailer Amazon. 

There were strikes at five distribution centres on 24 November — “Black Friday” — involving 2,000 workers, and further action on 11 December. 

Since 2013, the union has been calling on Amazon to agree that its staff should be covered by the collective agreement for retail and wholesale workers.