Amazon redundancies

Amazon - Amazon has sent "dozens of redundancy notifications" to employees of several French sites, according to French media. Le Parisien, reported this morning , that the reason behind the notifications is due to employees expressing on social networks, support for the "yellow vests" movement. A spokesman for Amazon said "These people were fired because they had failed to meet their contractual obligations,". The CGT union demands their reinstatement and considers that their dismissal is intended "to make exemplary cases and dissuade others from acting".

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