Amazon workers in Germany strike for hourly pay of US$13.84

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Amazon workers in Germany strike for hourly pay of US$13.84

May 14 2013

The German union Verdi has called a strike today at two Amazon facilities in Germany--in Leipzig and Bad Hersfeld--that is expected to last from 6 a.m. until "the end of the late shift." In Leipzig, the union is calling for starting pay of 10.66 euros ($13.84) an hour, compared with 9.30 euros now. In Bad Hersfeld, they want pay of 9.83 euro to be increased to 12.18.

Source: Reuters

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