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
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)
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
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!
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
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
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
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".
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
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