Unions Gearing Up on Amazon

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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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Amazon Union Elections: Will Second Verse Be Same as the First?

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     New Orleans      It seems like we’re still in mourning and recovery from the devasting union loss at Amazon’s Bessemer, Alabama warehouse, and now workers have announced that they are filing for an election in a giant fulfillment center, employing 5000 workers, in Staten Island, New York.  This is an exciting and important development …

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Amazonians United

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            Little Rock      For ninety minutes I participated in a fascinating call, organized by Organizing Upgrade, about the obstacles that workers face in trying to protect themselves, secure their rights, and, if possible, organize collectively at Amazon.  The participants included activists, veteran union organizers, writers, and current Amazon workers.  The organizing climate is such that …

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