in the Middle of the Christmas business, have placed Employees of the Online mail order company Amazon in two locations in your work. The call for a strike by the Verdi public services Union of the two logistics centres in Rheinberg and Werne in North Rhine-were affected on Saturday Westphalia.
in order to force the employees of the group according to the Union, “to engage in collective bargaining”. Amazon refuse to accept any collective bargaining for its employees in Germany. The declared aim of the strike, it was Verdi, not to disturb the Christmas business of the American company. The employees did not want to endure the poor working conditions and health risks “without resistance”.
In Rheinberg and Werne the Amazon were contributions to called workers an all-day “advent strike”. Verdi-speaker on-site charged with a total of several hundred participants. In the previous year, there had been a strike of Amazon employees in the run-up to Christmas.