‘Robots are treated better’: Amazon warehouse workers stage first-ever strike in the UK

January 26, 2023

Nathan Stirk | Getty ImagesHundreds of Amazon workers are on strike in Britain. Striking workers gather around a fire pit on a picket line at the Amazon.com Inc. fulfilment centre in Coventry, UK, on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023. But warehouse workers say it fails to match the rising cost of living. Darren Westwood Amazon warehouse workerInflation has soared due to increased energy costs and supply chain disruptions stemming from the war in Ukraine. "Someone the other day said we're treated like robots — no, robots are treated better," Westwood told CNBC.