Amazon strikes to continue as workers dismiss pay offer ‘insult’


Amazon workers in the UK are due to take further strike action after the ecommerce giant offered a 50p-an-hour increase in base pay for warehouse workers.

This means the minimum hourly rate of pay for warehouse workers will stand at £11, but employees have dismissed the pay rise as they continue to fight for a minimum of £15.

Amazon said the pay rise will be implemented this weekend and that the increase in pay is above the legal minimum wage for those aged 23 or over, which rises to £10.42 from April.

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