‘The working conditions appear to be those of the early twentieth century films: there are infernal rhythms like in films by Charlie Chaplin”This was declared by Marino Masucci, general secretary of Fit Cisl Lazio, during the garrison organized outside the plant in Passo Corese, in the province of Rieti, for the first national strike of Amazon workers. On Monday 22 March, the drivers and logistics workers crossed their arms, who will not package and ship the packages for 24 hours. “We want the e-commerce giant to recognize our work – echoes Ivan Orsini, Rsa Fit Cgil of the Settecamini pole – we ask for stabilization of temporary workers that as far as the messengers are concerned, they are the majority, about 80%. “
Higher wages and slower rhythms are the other demands: “We are slaves to an application that does not take into account road accidents – says Giovanni, 24 years old who has been working in the multinational for three – we have about 4 minutes for delivery and therefore if there is traffic or if the customer does not respond immediately, we are forced to run to make up for lost time. It is an injustice that we cannot bear – concludes Masucci – Amazon made billions during the pandemic and fails to realize that Fr.art of these profits must be redistributed to workers“
The article Strike Amazon, workers in the garrison in Rieti: “Company redistribute part of the profits made with the pandemic to employees” comes from Il Fatto Quotidiano.