Amazon Workers Strike In Europe On Black Friday

Amazon workers are striking and protesting across 30 countries.

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Amazon is facing strikes and protests across 30 countries in a push for higher wages and other policy changes as shoppers are searching for Black Friday discounts.

The Make Amazon Pay campaign is a joint effort between more than 80 unions and organizations, including UNI Global Union, Progressive International and Amazon Workers International. The coalition is seeking several changes to Amazon’s policies, including higher wages for all warehouse workers, increased job security, the right to unionize, committing to zero emissions by 2030, and paying its taxes in full rather than using techniques such as "profit shifting, loopholes and the use of tax havens" to lower its tax bill.

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Joey Solitro

Joey Solitro is a freelance financial journalist at Kiplinger with more than a decade of experience. A longtime equity analyst, Joey has covered a range of industries for media outlets including The Motley Fool, Seeking Alpha, Market Realist, and TipRanks. Joey holds a bachelor's degree in business administration.