The Spanish trade union “Council of Workers” (CCCO) met today with online retail giantsAmazon20,000 warehouse and delivery workers in Spain will shop on Cyber Monday, November 27 and the following daystrikeTo demand wage increases and better working conditions.
Amazon.com in Spain implements three shifts a day and the union has called for a one-hour strike on each shift.
“It’s symbolic, but it’s just a first step and we’ll consider other actions in the future,” union general secretary Douglas Harper told Reuters.
The workers’ council demanded that Amazon improve labor protection and address workplace risks in Spain, expand its human resources workforce and raise wages. He says the current pay level does not reflect the actual workload.
“Our employees across Spain already have a safe, modern working environment with competitive wages and benefits,” a local Amazon spokesperson said in a statement to Reuters.
“Cyber Monday” is the first business day after Thanksgiving.retail sellerIt’s an important day as consumers return to work and begin ordering Christmas gifts.
Although Europeans do not celebrate Thanksgiving, online retailers will also offer discounts and launch special offers similar to those in the United States.
Logistics workers on both sides of the Atlantic have begun pressuring Amazon as they complain of poor working conditions and form a union. Despite a pay rise in October, a group of Amazon UK workers went on strike earlier this month.