Posts Tagged ‘warehouse workers’

Dec
2013
16

Amazon Warehouse Workers Strike Across Germany, Aim to Raise Wages, Safety Standards

  900 German Amazon employees went on strike this morning in Bad Hersfeld, Graben and Leipzig. Another strike is planned for Tuesday in the small German town of Werne.   Christmas rush be damned. Amazon employs roughly 9,000 workers and currently has 14,000 seasonal workers in Germany, the company’s second largest market.  Later today a...
Dec
2013
16

Walmart Contractor Pays $4.7M Overtime Wage Settlement, Avoids Admitting Wrongdoing

Walmart Contractor Pays $4.7M Overtime Wage Settlement, Avoids Admitting Wrongdoing
  Schneider Logistics, a contractor which runs a Walmart distribution center in Mira Loma, California, agreed to pay $4.7 million to as many as 568 workers as part of a settlement stemming from a case in the federal court system.  A judge granted preliminary approval of the settlement last week.   Schneider Logistics was accused [&hellip...
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