Amazon Workers Hold , First-Ever UK Strike.
'The Hill' reports that Amazon warehouse workers in Britain went on strike on Jan. 25.
Union members at Amazon's fulfillment center in Coventry are upset over pay and working conditions.
Amazon says it offers "competitive pay"
starting at 10.50 to 11.45 pounds and hour,
which is about $13 to $14 dollars in American money.
But amid the current cost-of-living crisis, many workers feel those wages just aren't enough. .
'The Hill' reports that Amazon has felt the harsh reality of the changing economy just as other tech companies have recently.
Amazon announced 18,000 layoffs this month. .
'The Hill' reports that Amazon workers in other parts
of Europe, like Spain and Germany, often protest in demand
of higher wages and improved working conditions.
Last year, unions and advocacy groups in over
30 countries staged walkouts on Black Friday as part
of their campaign called "Make Amazon Pay.".
In New York, dozens of workers were suspended after refusing to return to work following a trash compactor fire
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