Vom 23. bis 25. September 2022 trafen sich rund 40 Amazon-Beschäftigte aus 15 verschiedenen Standorten in Deutschland, Polen, der Slowakei und Frankreich sowie Unterstützer in Poznan, Polen, zum halbjährlichen Treffen der Amazon Workers International (AWI). Türkische, US-amerikanische und kanadische Amazon-Beschäftigte nahmen online teil. Ziel der AWI ist es, die transnationale Zusammenarbeit zu vertiefen, Informationen auszutauschen … Continue reading Abschlusserklärung des Treffens der Amazon Workers International (AWI) im September 2022
Estimadas personas trabajadoras de Amazon,
Le invitamos cordialmente a la próxima reunión transnacional de Amazon Workers International (AWI). Se celebrará del 23 al 25 de septiembre en Poznan (Polonia). Se trata de un encuentro de activistas en el lugar de trabajo organizado por los propios trabajadores. Queremos intercambiar experiencias, organizar el apoyo mutuo y desarrollar estrategias comunes para nuestra lucha … Continue reading Estimadas personas trabajadoras de Amazon,
Invitation to the next AWI meeting in September!
Dear all, I am sure the most of you have already gotten the invitation to the next AWI meeting in September! Anyway, you will find the English, the Polish and the German version in this Post. We are very happy to see you in Poznan in the end of September. P.S. If you have twitter, … Continue reading Invitation to the next AWI meeting in September!
Rest in Power Christian Krähling – International Online Commemoration on 21 February 2021 at 7 p.m (CET)
Recently, our friend, colleague and comrade Christian Krähling passed away far too early. We mourn the loss of one of the most courageous and militant opponents of Amazon management during strikes at Amazon, who inspired and organised countless people in their struggle for justice.Christian Krähling played a prominent role both in building the trade union … Continue reading Rest in Power Christian Krähling – International Online Commemoration on 21 February 2021 at 7 p.m (CET)
For Christian Krähling
On 10th December 2020 our comrade and irreplaceable friend, Christian Krähling, passed away. Christian had worked in Amazon in Bad Hersfeld since 2009. He was the co-founder of Amazon Workers International (AWI), a member of the Amazon works council in his warehouse, a militant, a great songwriter, and a dedicated grassroots troublemaker. The history of … Continue reading For Christian Krähling
Amazon Workers International: We Will Make Amazon Pay!
It's Black Friday and it's time to Make Amazon Pay! Support worker organizing: sign the common demands here: http://www.makeamazonpay.com Amazon Workers International is taking part in the campaign. Read our statement, why we want to #makeamazonpay below: As essential workers, we have been working on site at Amazon’s warehouses throughout the pandemic. We worked, no … Continue reading Amazon Workers International: We Will Make Amazon Pay!
Open Letter to Jeff Bezos and Stefano Perego
Addressing the Pandemic at Amazon April 30, 2020 Jeff Bezos and Stefano Perego: Amazon Workers International is a cross-border coalition of Amazon warehouse employees from different shop floor organizations and countries, including Germany, Poland, Spain, France, Slovakia and the United States. We have been meeting regularly since 2015 to exchange information and coordinate actions like … Continue reading Open Letter to Jeff Bezos and Stefano Perego
Amazon Workers International: Common Statement
While the Corona pandemic has already killed thousands of people and will kill many more, Amazon warehouses continue to operate 24/7. Governments around the world order social distancing, but at the same time they force workers to continue to work. Amazon packages flow through cities that, due to the high spread of the virus, have … Continue reading Amazon Workers International: Common Statement
Black Friday: Workers Across the Globe are Uniting
Press Release from Amazon Workers for Black Friday, November 2019 This Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Amazon workers across the globe will once again process the millions of orders that consumers make in preparation for the holiday season, or as Amazon calls it, Peak Season. Whenever an item is purchased on Amazon, it is touched … Continue reading Black Friday: Workers Across the Globe are Uniting
Final declaration of the transnational meeting of Amazon workers in Leipzig, September 27–29, 2019
From 27 to 29 September, nearly 40 Amazon workers and supporters from Europe and the USA met in Leipzig, at Conne Island. It was the ninth meeting of the "Amazing Workers".
Invitation to the Cross-Border Meeting of Amazon Workers in Leipzig in September 2019
Dear Amazon colleagues and supporters, we cordially invite you to the next Cross-border Meeting of Amazon Workers that will take place from September 27 to 29, 2019, in Leipzig/Germany. This is a rank-and-file meeting organized by workers themselves. We want to exchange information, plan mutual support and find common strategies for our fight for better … Continue reading Invitation to the Cross-Border Meeting of Amazon Workers in Leipzig in September 2019
Final declaration of the Cross-border meeting of Amazon workers – Poznań March 2019
The eighth international meeting of Amazon workers took place from March 15th to March 17th of 2019. More than 50 workers and supporters from Spain, France, Poland and Germany and six trade unions met in Poznań to exchange information and plan further joint actions: As decided at the last meeting, for the first time information … Continue reading Final declaration of the Cross-border meeting of Amazon workers – Poznań March 2019
Invitation to the Amazon Workers’ Cross-Border Meeting in Poznan, March 2019
Dear fellow Amazon workers and supporters, we kindly invite you to our next Amazon Workers’ Cross-Border Meeting that will take place in Poznan (West Poland) from Friday, March 15, until Sunday, March 17, 2019. This is a grassroots meeting organized by workers themselves to exchange information, to support each other in our local struggles, and … Continue reading Invitation to the Amazon Workers’ Cross-Border Meeting in Poznan, March 2019
Final statement of the cross-border meeting of Amazon workers – Bad Hersfeld, September 28–30, 2018
About 25 workers and supporters from Poland, Germany, France and the USA met for the seventh cross-border meeting since 2015 (the first meeting in 2015 also took place in Bad Hersfeld). The meeting began with reports from the different warehouses. For instance: Wages in Poland were raised again: the hourly wage before tax has increased … Continue reading Final statement of the cross-border meeting of Amazon workers – Bad Hersfeld, September 28–30, 2018
September 2018: Invitation to the “Amazon Workers’ Cross-border Meeting” in Bad Hersfeld, Germany
The next “Amazon Workers’ Cross-border Meeting” will take place from Friday, September 28, to Sunday, September 30, 2018, in Bad Hersfeld, Germany. Amazon workers from different countries have met several times since 2015 to discuss their situation and coordinate actions. In Bad Hersfeld we will focus on the experiences of recent strikes, the Safe Package … Continue reading September 2018: Invitation to the “Amazon Workers’ Cross-border Meeting” in Bad Hersfeld, Germany
“Feedback” for Bezos
Amazon founder and boss Jeff Bezos will be to Berlin on April 24, 2018, to receive the “Axel Springer Award.” He gets the award for his „visionary entrepreneurship in the internet economy“ and the “digitalization strategy” at the Washington Post which he owns. Bezos’ “vision” is centering around the usage of digital technologies for the … Continue reading “Feedback” for Bezos
Solidarity with striking workers at Amazon Spain
Solidarity letter from Poland to the workers on strike at the Amazon warehouse in Spain Dear friends from MAD4! We are impressed by your mobilization and your determination in the fight to maintain and improve your working conditions and wages. We want to express our solidarity and wish you good luck and stamina for the … Continue reading Solidarity with striking workers at Amazon Spain
Final Declaration of the Cross-Border Meeting of Amazon Workers – Leipzig, January 26–28, 2018
Workers from five Amazon warehouses in three countries and supporters met in Leipzig for the sixth meeting of this type since 2015. First we went to Amazon’s Leipzig warehouse LEJ1 to distribute leaflets titled “Stand up for our common interests!” During the subsequent meeting, we discussed what had happened since our last meeting in Poznan … Continue reading Final Declaration of the Cross-Border Meeting of Amazon Workers – Leipzig, January 26–28, 2018
Amazon workers in Hemel Hempstead and Amazon Flex workers: Let‘s learn from the struggles of our colleagues in Italy, Germany and Poland!
AmazonBW It‘s peak season and work sucks the life out of us. The media presents us as victims, losing the competition with Amazon‘s robots. That sucks too. We can show them that we are no victims. In Hemel Hempstead we have many problems: The picking target of 120 is too high, and it‘s raining verbal … Continue reading Amazon workers in Hemel Hempstead and Amazon Flex workers: Let‘s learn from the struggles of our colleagues in Italy, Germany and Poland!
Invitation to the Transnational Amazon Workers‘ Meeting in Leipzig (Germany), January 26-28, 2018
Amazon workers from France, Germany and Poland want to invite all workers at Amazon to the next international meeting in Leipzig (Germany), January 26-28, 2018. It is open to all workers regardless of union labels and nationality. The meeting in Leipzig continues the international exchange of Amazon warehouse workers on our everyday survival and resistance … Continue reading Invitation to the Transnational Amazon Workers‘ Meeting in Leipzig (Germany), January 26-28, 2018
Safe Package – Greeting from Leipzig
Greeting from Germany to our companions in Poland and France Together we are strong! Only together we are able to move Amazon! Dear Amazonians in Poland and France, Your colleagues from Germany are sending you solidarity greetings and wish you success with the action „Safe Package“ during the Amazon-Prime-Week! This week extensive strikes and actions … Continue reading Safe Package – Greeting from Leipzig
Final Statement of the April 2017 cross-border meeting
Final Statement of the cross-border meeting of Amazon workers in Poznań, April 21–23, 2017 Amazon still does everything to make its employees in warehouses and delivery centers work under conditions which make them sick and wear them out within a few years. In Poland in 2016, the restrictive labour law prevented a strike at Amazon that … Continue reading Final Statement of the April 2017 cross-border meeting
International Amazon Workers’ Meeting
Amazon Workers from Germany, Poland and France are inviting to an International Workers Meeting in Poznan, Poland, April 21 to 23. The meeting continues the international exchange of Amazon warehouse workers on our everyday survival and resistance at work. Since 2015, we have met a few times in Germany, Poland and France. This exchange already … Continue reading International Amazon Workers’ Meeting
International meeting of Amazon workers – February 2016
18-21 February 2016 in Berlin Dear workmates! after the successful meeting in Poznan (Poland) last September, Amazon workers from Poland and Germany are inviting to the meeting and exchange - this time in Berlin, 18-21 February 2016. In Germany, workers' struggle at Amazon has gained momentum again over the last weeks and months. Dozens of … Continue reading International meeting of Amazon workers – February 2016
International Amazon Workers’ Meeting Poznan, September 11–13, 2015 We – Amazon workers from Poland and Germany plus supporters – met for three days in Poznan. This is the second such meeting after one we held in Bad Hersfeld in Spring this year. The meetings are organized by the participating Amazon workers themselves, independent from the … Continue reading Final Statement
International Amazon Workers Meeting
11-13 September in Poznań Hi there workmates! Amazon Workers from Poland and Germany are inviting to a meeting and debate about workers' anger, workplace struggles and organising. Ever since Amazon opened its first German Fulfillment Center (FC) in Bad Hersfeld in 1999 management have been threatening to shut down the plant. In the meantime however it has opened … Continue reading International Amazon Workers Meeting
Don’t give up, the victory is ours! To: Amazon BHM1’s workers and Mid-South RWDSU
Fellow workers! Amazon Workers International expresses our class solidarity with all workers engaged in the very important labor struggle within Amazon warehouses in the USA, which we believe is connected with the struggle for black lives and against systemic racism. We know that Amazon is carrying out a shameful anti-union propaganda, which angers us but … Continue reading Don’t give up, the victory is ours! To: Amazon BHM1’s workers and Mid-South RWDSU
Rest in Power Christian Krähling – Servicio conmemorativo internacional en línea el 21 de febrero de 2021 a las 19 horas
Recientemente, nuestro amigo, colega y camarada Christian Krähling ha sido apartado de la vida demasiado pronto. Lamentamos la pérdida de uno de los opositores más valientes y resistentes a la gestión de Amazon en la huelga de Amazon, que inspiró y organizó a innumerables personas en su lucha por la justicia. Christian Krähling desempeñó un … Continue reading Rest in Power Christian Krähling – Servicio conmemorativo internacional en línea el 21 de febrero de 2021 a las 19 horas
Rest in Power Christian Krähling – Servizio commemorativo internazionale online il 21 febbraio 2021 alle 19.00
Poco fa, il nostro amico, collega e compagno Christian Krähling fu strappato alla vita troppo presto. Piangiamo la perdita di uno dei più coraggiosi e resistenti oppositori della gestione di Amazon con lo sciopero di Amazon, che ha ispirato e organizzato innumerevoli persone nella lotta per la giustizia. Christian Krähling ha avuto un ruolo di … Continue reading Rest in Power Christian Krähling – Servizio commemorativo internazionale online il 21 febbraio 2021 alle 19.00
Rest in Power Christian Krähling – Evènement de Commémoration internationale en ligne le 21 février 2021 à 19 heures (CET)
Récemment, notre ami, collègue et camarade Christian Krähling a été arraché à la vie bien trop tôt. Nous déplorons la perte de l'un des plus courageux et résistants , qui lors de l'organisation des mouvement de grève au sein du groupe Amazon a inspiré et organisé d'innombrables personnes dans leur lutte pour la justice. Christian … Continue reading Rest in Power Christian Krähling – Evènement de Commémoration internationale en ligne le 21 février 2021 à 19 heures (CET)
Rest in Power Christian Krähling – Międzynarodowe spotkanie online w hołdzie Christianowi 21 lutego 2021 r. o godz. 19.00.
Niedawno nasz przyjaciel, kolega i działacz pracowniczy, Christian Krähling, odszedł o wiele za wcześnie. Wciąż jesteśmy pogrążeni w smutku po starcie jednego z najbardziej odważnych i bezkompromisowych przeciwników Amazon, który zainspirował i zmobilizował niezliczoną ilość ludzi do walki o sprawiedliwość. Christian Krähling odegrał znaczącą rolę zarówno w budowaniu struktur związkowych w Amazon w Bad Hersfeld, … Continue reading Rest in Power Christian Krähling – Międzynarodowe spotkanie online w hołdzie Christianowi 21 lutego 2021 r. o godz. 19.00.
Rest in Power Christian Krähling – Internationale Online-Gedenkveranstaltung am 21. Februar 2021 um 19 Uhr
Vor kurzem ist unser Freund, Kollege und Genosse Christian Krähling viel zu früh aus dem Leben gerissen worden. Wir trauern um einen der mutigsten und widerständigsten Gegner des Amazon-Managements im Amazon-Streik, der unzählige Menschen in seinem Kampf für Gerechtigkeit inspiriert und organisiert hat. Christian Krähling spielte sowohl beim Aufbau der Gewerkschaftsstrukturen bei Amazon in Bad … Continue reading Rest in Power Christian Krähling – Internationale Online-Gedenkveranstaltung am 21. Februar 2021 um 19 Uhr