Striking Amazon workers launch bid for union recognition


Striking workers at the Amazon fulfilment centre in Coventry are making a bid for union recognition after reaching nearly 700 members.

GMB union believes the number of striking workers is now more than half of those at the site, which is the typical threshold for compulsory union recognition in a workplace.

The union has started the process for recognition at the Coventry site, following 14 days of strike action by workers who are asking for £15 an hour in pay and better working conditions.

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