Today we look at a walkout staged by Amazon workers in Chicago, the Biden administration’s decision to restore aid to UNRWA, protests in Iraq for job opportunities, record surges in Covid-19 cases in India, and the sentencing of an aid worker to 20 years in prison by a Saudi Court
The strike by Amazon workers and drivers in Italy on March 22 was historic in the coming together of those employed by the corporate and third-party companies. Giuliano Granato talks about the context of the strike
Workers of six Amazon warehouses in Germany went on a 4 day strike demanding an increase in wages and to recognize binding collective agreements for the retail sector
The federal labor watchdog has begun counting on March 30, which could take days to finish. The unionization drive has shone light on the abysmal workplace conditions of US’ largest employer
We take a look at the nationwide strike by Amazon workers across Italy, a massive fire at a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh, recent developments in Yemen, and the presence of armed rebel groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the pretext of foreign military interventions
Over 5,800 ballots have been sent out to the employees of Amazon’s Bessemer warehouse near Birmingham, Alabama. Workers will have seven weeks to mail-in their ballots, in consideration of the COVID-19 pandemic
According to reports, around 31 percent of the workers were unable to pay their rent on April 1.
Employers have bee firing workers, cutting salaries and exploiting them citing the COVID-19 crisis. In response, workers globally are waging a determined resistance.
Workers at Amazon, Instacart and Whole Foods protested on March 30 and 31 over concerns about unsafe working conditions, inadequate safety measures and lack of enough pay
Workers at a number of Amazon’s facilities protested during the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales. According to Amazon’s own data, injuries at some of the company’s warehouses exceed those in “hazardous” occupations
Thousands of workers protested across Europe and North America over unfair wage practices and working conditions on the occasion of the 48-hour Prime Day shopping festival
Workers went on strike at Amazon warehouses in the cities of Rheinberg, Werne, Bad Hersfeld and Koblenz. They were mobilized by the union, Verdi, which has been in the forefront of organizing workers against Amazon and other retail giants