CNR.com, Beijing, November 27th (Reporter Xing Sijia) According to China Central Radio and Television's Voice of China "News and Newspaper Summary", affected by factors such as inflation, commodity prices, and real income reduction, there have been "strike waves" in many European and American countries recently. Sweeping e-commerce, post offices, schools, railways and other industries.
On Friday local time, one of the strikes called "Amazon to Pay" was held outside the Manhattan residence of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.
In addition, in many Amazon fresh supermarkets including Washington, D.C., protesters held signs, demanding higher wages and better working conditions.
Not only in the United States, as the cost of living crisis intensifies, Amazon employees in the United Kingdom, Germany, India, Japan, Australia, South Africa and other places are also making the same appeal.
Employee of Amazon Germany: With my little salary, it is difficult to maintain my life now. I have three children, and my wife and I are working hard. We still face big problems.
Wages are also increasingly struggling to cope with the rising cost of living.
In addition, according to the British "Guardian" report on the 25th, after the Royal College of Nursing (RCN), the largest nurses' union in the UK, was rejected for formal negotiations on the salary issue of the National Health Service System (NHS), its members will National strike on December 15th and 20th.
British media commented that the strike will seriously disrupt British medical services.
Also due to the unresolved salary dispute, the Scottish Institute of Education also announced that it will hold a 16-day strike in January and February next year.