Amazon’s German operations set for second strike
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Amazon’s German operations set for second strike

Last Updated: Monday, May 27, 2013, 10:03
 
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Amazon’s German operations set for second strike
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New Delhi: Amazon.com's German operations will witness a second daylong strike on Monday in a dispute over pay and benefits.

Verdi, a trade union, has called on workers at Amazon's logistics centre in Leipzig to stall working after 600 workers at its facilities in Bad Hersfeld and around 300 in Leipzig went on strike on May 14.

Amazon employs around 9,000 people in Germany and has come under fire from Verdi for refusing to implement a collective agreement on employment conditions similar to deals at other mail order and retail firms.

The union is also pressing for higher basic pay and bigger supplements for night shifts.

In Leipzig, the union is calling for starting pay of 10.66 euros per hour, compared with 9.30 euros now. In Bad Hersfeld, it wants pay of 9.83 euros to be increased to 12.18.


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First Published: Monday, May 27, 2013, 09:44


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