Amazon workers in Minnesota plan six-hour strike during Prime Day event

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  • Wednesday, 10 Jul 2019

Packages passed down a conveyor belt before receiving a shipping label at Amazon in Shakopee, Minn. (Anthony Souffle/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)

MINNEAPOLIS: A worker advocacy group said 100 Amazon warehouse workers in Shakopee, Minnesota, plan to strike for six hours on the e-commerce giant’s Prime Day next week, in an effort to demand better work conditions. 

The work stoppage is planned from 2pm to 6pm July 15 – the first day of Amazon’s popular “Prime” online sales event. 

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