Amazon will stop 40 thousand tomorrow
Forty thousand Amazon workers, including drivers, laborers and workers in warehouses on a national strike for 24 hours. The announcement was made by those following Filt Cgil, Fit Cisl and Uiltrasporti, to protest against the breakdown of national negotiations on the renewal of the second-tier contract and which would allow these workers to cross their arms for the first time Will induce, thus obstructing delivery. The uninterrupted river of thousands of packages is distributed every day. And the workers who will cross their arms for a day will start an appeal to the citizens. “For one day we want to stop, we have to stop. It is a question of respect for work, dignity of workers, safety for them and for you. For this reason, to win this battle for justice and civilization, we need the solidarity of all customers and all of Amazon’s customers ”, it reads. And again: “The services you receive are people from whom we ask for attention and solidarity, so that it continues in the best possible way”, reads the appeal that claims commitment and dedication to these workers Does. “Strike – write trade unions for consumers – those who, never in this past year, have allowed us to receive all kinds of goods in our homes with complete ease. Prepare it for shipment: about 40 thousand employees. Those who never stop. Those people and those who have teamed up with you have allowed a boom in orders and as a result Amazon’s profits have skyrocketed, and therefore the entire e-commerce business “. And if drivers who work the goods “physically for 44 hours a week and for a whole month” and even deliver 180-200 packages per day, it is no better inside the warehouses. “We work 8 and half hours with a half-hour lunch break, but no verification of work shifts, even in sorted warehouses. No bargaining, representative organizations on the pace of work imposed. For any collision with and recognition of. Trade union rights. No social clauses or continuity of employment for drivers in the event of supplier change. No indemnification is contracted for Kovid-19 in a continuing epidemic “, the appeal concluded. is. Hot days are waiting for the workers of Amazon tomorrow. For the first time they announced a 24-hour national strike to protest the breakdown of negotiations over the renewal of the second-tier contract, which should provide for the possibility of verification of load and work rhythms for Filt Cgil, Fit Cisl and Uil Trasporti. Change in supply chain, bargaining of work, reduction in working hours for drivers; Social clauses and continuity of employment for all I know of change of contract or change of supplier; Kovid Compensation and Performance Bonus; And finally the stabilization of fixed-term contracts and temporary workers. Requests that have remained unanswered so far. And the unions are preparing for the fight: “The National Secretariat – reads an internal document sent to all couriers by Filt Fit and Builtresporti – if some companies were to support Amazon by delivery itself, the action would be considered anti-union activity , As the situation of ‘striking staff replacements’ will arise. A number of initiatives have been organized to accompany the national strike. But the press convened by Milan CGIL general secretaries at 9am in Milan to close the spotlight in view of the protests. The conference will take place. Fit Kyle and ul Tresporti della Lombardia, Luca Stanzione, Giovanni Abimelech, Antonio Albrizio. Secretary-General of Filt Stefano Malgorio will also participate. “The sudden arrival of negotiations between the unions and the association due to the unavailability of the employers’ union. By positively addressing the issues raised by Syndicate, Amazon is hidden on Dell’s table. Ivery “, again accusing the unions that denied the absence of responses from the US multinational regarding the continuation of the confrontation.” Are, started in January last year on employees and employees working in the procurement of logistics services. Six principals held in the region from 7 am: in Milan, via Vincenzo Tofetti 108 in Bucenasco; Via dell’Artigianato 2, Rovido Industratel (MI); In Meijet, Via Luigi Galvani 10 (Mi) in Origigio (Va), Via b. In the booze; Via Galileo Galilei 15 in Bargo di Molgora (MB); At Castagnato in Via Piñera Casitera d’Ada (BG). The protest could not come up on how many people have renamed the ‘spaceship’, the Piacenza Fulfillment Center which encircles 14 football fields within a logistic hub: the Amazon MXP5 warehouse in San San Giovanni (Piacenza) , In front of which a garrison and a performance will be from 11.30 to 14.30. An important adhesion, it; It is Italy’s first Amazon warehouse that has a trade contract on the outskirts of Piacenza and the logistics contract is unenforceable. Presidium, Double, instead of Genoa: Appointment is set between 9 to 12 pm in the Campi of the Amazon Center. Also in Lazio, in front of the Amazon factory in Paso Corries, “Competitive Committees, Advantage” from 9 to 14.30. And excellent opportunities for professional development “, as announced by a note Filt-Sigil Roma Lazio, Fito-Lissil of Lazio and Uil Trasporti Lazio. It is Amazon that responds to the unions’ criticisms on the eve of the first national strike Lets, also recalling how the company was certified a top employer, was awarded “for offering the quality of the work environment, training opportunities and career plans. Employees in Italy.” A certification that covers all Amazon activities in Italy, including those related to Amazon. Websites, logistics activities, Amazon Web Services cloud services, etc., still boast of the group. The competitive salary, therefore, lists the e-commerce giants: employees are initially placed at the 5th level of the National Transport and Logistics contract, with an entry salary of 1,550 euros per month for full-time employees, including benefits from exemptions. A package is included. On the Amazon.it site for accident insurance. The courier, explains Amazon, is always given by delivery service providers to full-time employees with an entry salary of 1,644 euros per month according to the Transport and Logistic Contract, and 300 euros as a daily allowance. To that end, continues Amazon, the group has given a bonus in recognition and thanks to employees of the logistics sector and third-party suppliers for the extraordinary work done during the health emergency: two one-off euros of 500 euros. Off awards are expected during the Emergency in December and the first phase of 300 Euros, for full-time employees, and a proportionate amount again when working on part-time contracts. As for the number of parcels to deliver, Amazon Italia continues, it is “appropriately assigned and based on the density of delivery areas (typically couriers deliver more for each stop)”, according to the work. On hours, distance to travel. Amazon. Provides routes to delivery service providers, who in turn assign them to their couriers based on their work hours. (Continued) “We conduct regular compliance checks on our delivery service providers Do, including aspects of salary and contributions and regularity of employment. Practices “, Amazon notes that in the event of a breach of the rules, it adopts contractual measures for companies, including the interruption of the contractual relationship”. He said the ongoing epidemic of Amazon recalls that in 2020 it is related to an initiative of more than $ 11.5 billion. Kovid-19 to counter proliferation. In Italy alone, more than 230 million units of hand sanitizers, 12 million pairs of gloves, 9 million units of masks, protective visors and other nose and mouth protection were purchased in 2020, and 35 million units of disinfectant wipes. Our employees have the opportunity of nasopharyngeal swab on a regular and voluntary basis. “We give couriers time to disinfect their vehicles between stops”, recalls the group, which provided staff with more than 170,000 hours of safety training. As for investment, since its arrival in Italy in 2010, the Amazon, he explains again, has invested more than 5.8 billion euros, creating more than 9,500 new permanent jobs, of which in 2020 There are 2,600 in more than 40 sites scattered across the country alone. Only in 2020, the company inaugurated two new distribution centers in Castelguglielmo / San Bellino (Rovigo) and Colleferro (Rome), while in 2021 layoffs centers with distribution centers in Novara and Cividate al Piano (BG) and Spilamberto (MO). The target is to create an additional 2,000 jobs in the next three years. In recent years, Amazon has also opened various sorting centers and warehouses across the peninsula.
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