UK Amazon Workers Go on Strike for the First Time

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US tech giant Amazon is experiencing its first official industrial action in the UK as employees strike. In addition to the technologically-enhanced surveillance of employees, lengthy working hours, high accident rates, and a relentless pace of work have been cited as sources of discontent among Amazon workers. Amazon workers in the UK went on strike twice last year, in August and again in November on Black Friday. See Also: Amazon Prime Air Drone Delivery Unit Affected with Recent LayoffsAdmin's ResponseAccording to a statement sent to CNBC by an Amazon representative, the affected workers amount to just a fraction of 1% of their UK workforce. The company claimed that salaries for workers in its warehouses in the UK had climbed by 29% since 2018.
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