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Strike at Amazon with little effect?

Employees of the shipping retailer Amazon are on strike at two locations. The Union ver.di warns that Christmas gifts could be in danger. Amazon emphasized that there would be no supply bottlenecks.

On the Amazon sites in Leipzig and Werne 350 employees of the Online strike-dealer. The services Union ver.di has called for the multi-day walkout. A ver.di-speaker emphasized that there is a risk that gifts do not arrive on time.

Christmas gifts are not in danger

speaks The company. Ensure that gifts may not arrive in time for Christmas, were unfounded. The promise that all orders would be delivered on time, will be adhered to. The "overwhelming majority" of employees work normal.

ver.di wants to regulate the strike, the requirement under stress, working conditions, collective bargaining agreement. The Union is pushing Amazon for more than five years, to engage in collective bargaining similar to the single - and shipping trade. The US group rejects this.

How to work at Amazon's values? The company is a retailer or a logistics company?

retailers or logistics companies?

Amazon sees itself as a logistics company, and refers to the fact that the payment in the eleven German shipping centres at the upper end of the deck, what is in the logistics industry. Amazon offer the employees in the shipping centres of Overtime pay, bonuses, with the corresponding performance, training, and employee shares. The workers in this country, a rose with a wage of at least 10,78 euros gross per hour and would receive after two years an average of almost 2400 euros per month, including additional services such as bonuses.

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