Amazon warehouse workers set to protest over pay dispute


Amazon is bracing for delivery disruption during the crucial golden quarter, with hundreds of staff at its Coventry fulfilment centre preparing to protest tomorrow due to a row over pay and working conditions.

Employees at the online retailer’s site are currently paid £10.50 per hour but will fight for an hourly rate of £15, according to the union GMB.

Amanda Gearing, GMB senior organiser, told Retail Week that some staff were “having to pull 60-hour weeks to put food on the table”.

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