It closed its warehouses where items are processed and packaged on Thursday. That has actually now been reached 22 April.
It says it aims to minimise interruption by utilizing other storage facilities in Europe to fulfil orders, however acknowledges there could be hold-ups to shipments of as much as four weeks.
Last month, the France’s finance minister Bruno Le Maire stated that Amazon was putting “unacceptable” pressure on its workers by refusing to pay them if they didn’t enter into work.
Earlier in March, several hundred Amazon workers there held a walk-out in protest against the company.
Unions argued that Amazon provides extremely few groceries, while many of its shipments are non-essential.
In March Amazon fired a worker in New york city City who arranged a demonstration over working conditions in storage facilities.