Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) has struck a deal with Italian trade unions promising to engage with them more in the running of operations in the country.
The framework agreement, seen by Reuters, comes shortly after news that a group of Canadian workers are seeking to unionize as Amazon continues to manage discontent among some workers at its warehouses. read more
The world’s largest online retailer has long discouraged staff from organising and staved off a high-profile attempt to form a union in the United States this year.
But globally, it continues to face challenges such as warehouse closures that unions in France pushed for during the COVID-19 pandemic.