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Members of the GMB union, on the picket line outside the Amazon fulfilment centre in Coventry, as Amazon workers stage their first ever strike in the UK in a dispute over pay. Picture date: Wednesday January 25, 2023.This article contains a video

Why Amazon's first ever UK strike matters

Although the action is unlikely to disrupt customers, it has huge implications, as Deputy Political Editor Anushka Asthana writes.

Members of the GMB union, on the picket line outside the Amazon fulfilment centre in Coventry, as Amazon workers stage their first ever strike in the UK in a dispute over pay. Picture date: Wednesday January 25, 2023.This article contains a video

Amazon workers walk out over pay row in UK first

Members of the GMB union at the company’s fulfilment centre in Coventry voted to walk out in protest against a pay rise the union said is worth 50p an hour.