Germany’s Striking Amazon Workers Take Fight To Company’s Seattle HQ

Striking Amazon workers in Germany are getting a boost Monday from their counterparts in the American labor movement at a protest outside the internet shopping giant’s Seattle headquarters.

The Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Communication Workers of America (CWA), and Teamsters all reportedly helped to organize the public action by members of the German union Ver.di, which has engaged in strikes at Amazon warehouses in German since the middle of this year in an effort to force the company to be responsive to the people who make its massive profits possible.

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