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
Logistics firms took disciplinary action against nearly 40 employees over the last month. While the court intervened in the case of 11 employees, the developments have highlighted the precarious situation of workers in the sector