Unions Gearing Up on Amazon

ACORN International Amazon India International Labor Organizing

New Orleans       These days Amazon is the big dog barking, but we’re starting to nip at its heels.             The NLRB Regional Director has ruled on the objections filed by the union, RWDSU/UFCW, from the election earlier in the year at one of their fulfillment warehouses in Bessemer, Alabama.  He ordered a new election.  The union says that it …

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Searches and Real Estate Practices Advance Housing Segregation

ACORN International Anti-Racism Housing

New Orleans      In some countries, like the United Kingdom, a significant part of ACORN’s work involves going toe to toe with real estate companies and their agencies, that are called “letting” agencies across the pond, as in “to let” or to rent.  Like mortgage brokers in the home markets, these folks are often the behind-the-scenes facilitators and …

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