Amazon deliveries 'are hit by delays' as strikes spread to FOUR sites including Coventry and Bristol

Walk-outs in protest of a ‘pathetic’ 35p-per-hour pay rise have now spread to four Amazon warehouses, with workers saying that the impromptu action has already affected customer shipments.

Protests took place yesterday in Tilbury, Essex; Coventry; Bristol; and Rugeley, Staffordshire, GMB Regional Organiser Steve Garelick told MailOnline.

Videos and photos shared on social media show warehouse workers sitting in the canteen and refusing to work after being offered a pay rise branded ‘pathetic’ by the union GMB.

A worker from the Rugeley site told BirminghamLive that the walk-out had ‘affected a lot of customer shipments’.

It comes as the cost-of-living crisis and soaring inflation has sparked a summer of strikes which look set to continue into the autumn, as Brits struggle to keep up with the rising cost of food and other essential items – while interest rates were also bumped up to a new high of 1.75% yesterday. 

GMB said workers were ‘seeking a £2 per hour pay rise to better match…


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