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Amazon workers launch protests on Prime Day

Amazon_Product_Onboarding%2C%2C%2C.jpg?profile=RESIZE_710xThousands of workers in Amazon sites around the world are staging protests about pay and conditions as the online retailer begins its annual sale.

On Monday, Amazon starts offering discounts to its Prime service members.

Unions say that 2,000 workers are on strike in Germany, while in the US, workers in a Minnesota centre reportedly plan a six-hour stoppage. In the UK, week-long protests are planned.

Amazon says it offers great employment opportunities.


BBC News

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