German Amazon workers strike on ‘Black Friday’ | The Guardian Nigeria News


(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 25, 2020 an Amazon distribution center is seen as the coronavirus continues to spread across the United States, in North Las Vegas, Nevada. – E-commerce giant Amazon is offering signing bonuses of up to $3,000 at certain facilities in the United States as it ramps up hiring for the busy holiday season, reported November 24, 2020. The company — which has boomed during the coronavirus pandemic, with more and more shoppers happy to stay home — expects to hire 100,000 seasonal workers.The signing bonuses range from $1,000 to $3,000 for jobs posted in company warehouses in several US states from California to Massachusetts. (Photo by David Becker / AFP)

Some 2,500 Amazon workers in Germany started a three-day strike Thursday timed to disrupt the online retailer’s “Black Friday” sales bonanza.

The strike, called by the powerful Verdi union, is set to last until Saturday and marks the latest escalation in a years-long battle with…

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