2023-01-25 06:48:26

Amazon Workers Set for Unprecedented UK Strike on Wednesday

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Bloomberg
By Nate Lanxon

Hundreds of Amazon.com Inc. fulfillment center workers in the UK plan to strike on Wednesday as part of unprecedented industrial action by the company’s British employees.

Members of the GMB Union working at the retailer’s Coventry depot held a strike ballot in December after Amazon offered a 50 pence-per-hour increase in pay. About 98% of workers who voted were in favor of striking.

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