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'Basically on the breadline': Amazon workers strike for better pay in Coventry

Guardian, 25 Jan 2023
Workers went on strike at an Amazon depot in Coventry over pay in the first action for Amazon in the UK.
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About 300 employees in Coventry were expected to take part in the industrial action, according to the trade union GMB. Amazon increased starting pay by 50 pence to a minimum of between £10.50 and £11.45 per hour in 2022. The minimum wage in the UK is currently £9.50 and set to rise to £10.42 in April.

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