Amazon German and Italian workers protest on Black Friday

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Amazon’s workers had picked the Black Friday as the time to protest against the practices of the company

The Amazon Company has been one of the strongest driving forces which is their behind the surge in the e-commerce holiday sales on the occasion of the Thanksgiving, Black Friday and also other days which are leading to the new year. Well, few of the company’s workers had picked these big shopping days as the time to protest against the practices of the company .They have in fact dubbed the day as the strike Friday instead of the Black Friday. Workers who are working at the company’s facilities in Italy and also in the Germany are striking outside the warehouses of Amazon .These workers are raising their voices against the various practices of Amazon. They are claiming that these practices are actually endangering the wealth of the employees focussing on the leadership culture and the performance controls as the main areas.

Some of the employees have also strike in the company’s warehouses in Germany

The employees at the firm’s main distribution hub in the Italy had carried out their first strike and they have dubbed the day as the strike Friday. Some of the employees have also strike in the company’s warehouses in Germany. It has been observed that around 500 of the company’s workers at its Piacenza site which is situated in the North of the Italy has gone for the strike after they have failed to negotiate the bonuses with the company.

The employees working in Germany has announced a strike on Friday on its six of the distribution centres of Amazon

The company is employing around 1600 of people permanently at its Piacenza site which is first of all being built in the country after the launch of the Italian website in the year 2010.The spokesperson of the CGIL union communicated that the workers were asking for the non exhausting shifts and also demanding the company to redistribute its profits. The spokesperson of the Verdi Trade union which is present in the Germany has communicated that the  employees has announced a strike on Friday on its six of the distribution centres as a part of their long time dispute with the company over the matter of the pay and the conditions.

The workers were asking for the non exhausting shifts and also demanding Amazon to redistribute its profits

The biggest retailer of the world wanted to achieve the record break sales on the Black Friday. For this it wanted its employees to come up with the record performance too. But the company is being criticized over the conditions that are prevailing in its warehouses and but the firm has stated that it was just being focussed on meeting up the guaranteed schedule for the timely deliveries of the products to the customers. The company also claimed that it is paying highest salaries to the employees in the logistic sector and is also providing the benefits like the medical insurance and paying money for the training programs of employees.

 

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