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Joint ETF/UNI Europa statement on violence towards strikers at Amazon

Wednesday 18 July 2018

Whilst Amazon workers are on strike for decent conditions, police respond with violence. Online retailer Amazon has long faced accusations that its warehouses are bad places to work. Now workers are striking to demand change. The European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) and UNI Europa express their solidarity with the Amazon workers on strike in Spain…

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Spanish strikers met with violence as Amazon’s “campaign of coercion” continues

Wednesday 18 July 2018

Peaceful picketers were met with police batons during the second day of a three-day strike at Amazon’s suburban Madrid fulfilment centre. According to media accounts, Spanish National Police officers in riot gear began charging striking workers at around 2:30 p.m yesterday. The police alleged that the strike was blocking traffic—a claim disputed by the Comisiones…

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NETPoste – Transformations and bargaining of work and employment in European postal services

Tuesday 3 July 2018

European postal services are going through a period of major economic, organisational and technological changes: liberalisation of postal activities, privatisation of historical operators, decline of postal mail and redeploying workers to parcel distribution, automation of sorting centres and the rationalisation of rounds etcetera. These in turn lead to considerable changes in working and employment conditions….

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Cross-border parcels delivery services Regulation adopted

Thursday 15 March 2018

Following two rounds of trilogue negotiations, the co-legislators reached a provisional agreement in December 2017. On 13 March 2018, the European Parliament at its plenary session, adopted the Commission proposal to make prices for cross-border parcel delivery services more transparent and affordable, and to increase regulatory oversight of the EU parcel market. The regulation now…

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