Staff satisfaction should be top of Amazon’s agenda

Amazon has been met with outrage and sparked widespread ‘wildcat walkouts’ after proposing a pay rise of 35p an hour. With the company also reporting a loss of £1.6bn in Q2, is there a chance that employee discontent will grind the company to a halt and cost the business even more?

Amazon has been making plenty of headlines recently, with news of its recent Q2 financial results depicting a net loss of £1.6bn in spite of a 7% increase in sales. However, out of all the Amazon-related news circulating, its current battle with unions and the company’s refusal to offer staff higher wages, an uphill battle since 2015, is what is grabbing headlines. 

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