Exclusive: GMB entices Amazon workers in key regions to consider strikes


The GMB union is planning to bring a bigger fight to Amazon as it looks to recruit workers from the retailer’s key regions to join strikes.

A GMB organiser told Retail Week that the union is “talking with colleagues in the North East, London, Wales and South West regions” to assist workers in these areas to move towards running ballots for industrial action. 

“It’s early days but we’ve had some workers travel to meet reps from Coventry and there seems to be interest, but we want to make sure that they want to go forward,” the source told Retail Week. 

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