Amazon Workers Strike

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Amazon Workers Strike

Three Amazon warehouses in NYC and Washington DC walked off the job Wednesday in the early morning. They announced a coordinated strike to demand a $3-an-hour raise and the reinstatement of a 20-minute break. Twenty-six workers from a warehouse in Woodside, Queens, were the first to walk off the job around 2:45 am but were joined by five from the Long Island City warehouse around 4:30 am. When word of the strike reached the international message board, 30 workers in the Marlboro, Maryland warehouse joined the walkouts.

Back and Forth. Members of the independent worker-lead group, Amazonians United, call the strike an escalation of a petition drive organized in December. Amazon released a statement that they respect their worker's right to make their opinions known externally and are proud to offer industry-leading pay, benefits, and growth opportunities within the company. So far the two parties have not come to an agreement.

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