Mar 2, 2023

Amazon workers in Coventry on third day of strike action

Union members at an Amazon distribution centre said they "Just want a decent wage", as they took part in a third day of industrial action. Workers at Coventry's depot took to the picket line from 06:00 GMT in a row with the retail giant over pay. The GMB union is calling for a pay rise from £10.50 to £15 an hour, although the union is not recognised by Amazon. Not all workers were onboard with the strike, with one worker calling the picketers names. Zarah Sultana, Labour MP for Coventry South, said: "These Amazon workers are making history, taking on one of the biggest, richest and most powerful companies in the world."They're not asking for Jeff Bezos's super-yacht or his space-rocket.

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