Apple Employees in Australia Strike!
Although Apple, one of the largest companies in the world, stands out with its works, it can sometimes come to the fore on different issues …
Although Apple, one of the largest companies in the world, stands out with its works, it can sometimes come to the fore on different issues. One of them is the demands of the employees. There was a first in the company in the past months. Its employees in a store in the USA managed to unionize unanimously.
While the unionization efforts of the employees in the USA continued, a breakthrough came from the employees in another country. According to what was reported by the New York Times in AustraliaAbout 150 store employees in the US went on strike last Tuesday.
Employees want better working conditions and prices
About 150 store employees in Australia yesterday better price and working conditions He made a one-hour strike after the efforts made for him came to a dead end. Striking workers showed reinforcements to unions, demanding higher prices and two consecutive days off.
As a result of its negotiations with the unions, Apple paid the worker hourly. 27.64 Australian dollars (322 TL) had offered a price. This was equivalent to approximately $17.35 in US dollars. However, the union described the offer as an increase that did not take into account inflation. This set is in a form equivalent to the price received by the workers in the USA. 31 Australian dollars He stated that it should be (361 TL). The US dollar equivalent of this is $19.53. In addition, employees stated that having a weekend holiday with the current program is also powerful.
It is also claimed that Apple uses anti-union tactics here as well as rumors in the US. The union told organizers that Apple tried to poll employees ahead of negotiations. that you interfere he argued. Apple, on the other hand, rejected these terms. The company stated in its statements that it is one of the highest paying companies in Australia and has made many smoothings.