Amazon warehouse workers set to protest over pay dispute

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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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