Date: 03/30/2015 04:32 clock
The union Verdi attempted to increase the pressure in the labor dispute with the online retailer Amazon. The union has called at four locations in Germany to re-strike. The first was the largest German site in osthessischen Bad Hersfeld.
In Amazon in Bad Hersfeld employees have resigned their work again. “The strike has started the night shift,” said Mechthild Middeke of Verdi Hesse. In Leipzig were Amazon workers on strike. In the early shift them to follow at the sites of Koblenz (Rheinland-Pfalz) and Rheinberg and Werne (both NRW) colleagues.
This means that the employees of five of the eight mail order sites in the strike would . are . The company enables customers still on-time delivery to Easter to if ordered until Tuesday evening
Verdi Amazon will move to engage in collective bargaining – the better conditions of the individual and selling. The Company disclaims that and points out that the payment of employee orientation at the upper part of the logistics industry. After Verdi-information the company holds, however, to any tariffs.
Because Amazon does not come around, it comes from the spring 2013 strikes again. At the biggest wave of strikes in December 2014, up to 2,700 employees per day
According to Verdi involved from time to time in six out of eight Amazon fulfillment centers in Germany.