Minimum wage cleaners at Amazon warehouses in Enfield and Ipswich are set to ballot for strike action over attempts to cut their paid breaks and bank holiday enhancements.
Migrant cleaners for the DBR1 Amazon warehouse in Dartford – who are outsourced to Phosters (FM) Limited, a Worcestershire-based facilities management company – will be the first workers on an Amazon site to win union recognition in the UK.
[ID: 2 men stand in front of a UVW banner. Text reads: Amazon workers on brink of union recognition]
from This is Not a Drill This morning [17th of March], a group of activists in Cambridge broke the windows and spray painted the office building at 50 – 60 Station Road near the rail station. They sent us this explanation. Why did we choose this anonymous-looking building? Because as soon as it was built,
20 December 2022: As people across the country struggle with the cost of living crisis this Christmas, a new survey by the Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain (IWGB) reveals the extent of its triple impact on platform workers in the gig economy, who are also being hit with plummeting pay and soaring costs. Over
Rank and file construction workers have launched a picket at the site of a new Amazon facility after a mass sacking. On Wednesday June 16th, electricians picketed out the site where Amazon’s new NCL1 warehouse is being built in Gateshead, in response to reports that workers were being given tasks that they hadn’t been properly
A recent wildcat action among workers building an Amazon fulfilment centre in Gateshead was successful at stopping a de-skilling attempt. This follows from the recent victory in the national “No to ESO” construction rank and file struggle over de-skilling at Hinkley Point C. Earlier this year, the construction industry saw a major struggle between rank-and-file
In another age, an industry-leading company joining up with the US government to identify and co-opt startups in foreign nations might have been regarded as dodgy. But over the Christmas period exactly that was advertised in a bizarre feature which appeared on page five of the Sunday Times business supplement. Entitled “What Jeff Bezos wants
Since the Amazon distribution facility opened in Tilbury at the start of October, over 600 workers have either quit because the working conditions are so bad or they’ve been sacked for failing to meet onerous productivity targets. See this report in the Thurrock Independent for full details: Sacked worker backs report into poor conditions at