Amazon Employees in Germany to take to the streets over Coronavirus Diseases. Verdi said on Sunday that the strike would last in any event 48 hours, under the saying ‘Great and sound work’, to criticize what it called an absence of straightforwardness by the U.S. retail mammoth after amazon employees tried positive for COVID-19.
Workers at six Amazon locales in Germany will take to the streets on Monday in a fight over wellbeing after some staff at coordinations focuses tried positive for coronavirus, worker’s guild Verdi said.
Verdi said on Sunday that the strike would last in any event 48 hours, under the maxim ‘Great and solid work’, to decry what it called an absence of straightforwardness by the U.S. retail monster after laborers tried positive for COVID-19.
“We have data that at any rate 30 to 40 associates were tainted,” said Verdi delegate Orhan Akman. Amazon has confronted a long-running fight with associations in Germany over better compensation and conditions for coordinations laborers, who have organized successive strikes since 2013.
Verdi said the strikes will hit Amazon locales in Leipzig, Awful Hersfeld, Rheinberg, Werne, and Koblenz. It said Amazon was putting benefits in front of the security of its laborers. Amazon dismissed the allegations in an announcement and said that as of June it had contributed $4 billion on measures to shield its worldwide workforce and customers from the danger of COVID-19 contaminations.
In Germany, its greatest market after the US, Amazon has since February requested 470 million hand sterilization bottles, 21 million sets of gloves, 19 million veils and other face assurance gear, and 39 million boxes of disinfectant wipes, a representative for Amazon in Germany said.