The premium will be allocated to 8380 employees "in the distribution centres, sorting centres and the agencies of delivery", as well as 2354 interim and 3400 drivers.
Good news for the employees of Amazon in the heart of the summer. More than 14 000 employees and French partners of the company "who have been in the forefront of the logistics chain in the month of July", will receive an exceptional bonus of 500 to 1000 euros, announced the group.
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payment "is made on the basis of the mechanisms proposed by the government and aims to recognize the outstanding commitment of all our operational teams, who have been in the front line for the customers during the global crisis (...) whether it is the agents operating in logistics and prepare the orders on our websites as partners who deliver orders to the customer," explained Amazon in a press release.summer Offer : Take advantage of the special offer 2 months for 1€ I subscribe
The premium will be allocated to the "8380 employees in the distribution centres, sorting centres and agencies for delivery to French. 2354 temporary agency workers are also covered by this premium. Moreover, the 3400 delivery of the last mile are also eligible," said the group.
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"A pro rata is applied for the part-time workers", he completed. And this adds "to the different premiums which have been granted to employees of first line during the first months of the pandemic (premium of 2 euros for each hour of work, increase in double overtime, break time extra, etc)". "This premium is granted to the following annual negotiations on salaries resulted in a collective agreement signed unanimously by the trade unions which are representative of the company", according to the company press release.
During the containment, the company had been at the heart of a standoff with the trade union organizations and the justice. On 16 April, the group had decided to close its six warehouses in France, continuing deliveries from its platforms abroad and some of the French sites, not covered by the injunction - following judicial decisions ordering it to conduct a risk assessment of the coronavirus with the staff representatives.
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justice pointed to breaches of security, in particular, in the locker room or in the porticos of entrance, and especially asked Amazon to consult with representatives of the staff and not to unilaterally impose measures. An agreement had finally been reached with the trade unions CFDT, CGT, FO and SUD, and the activity had been resumed on 19 may.