Alabama Amazon Workers Get Another Shot At Unionizing — NLRB Says Company Broke Labor Law

  • The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that Amazon violated U.S. labor law while waging their anti-unionization effort against warehouse workers in Alabama earlier this year.
  • “If Amazon is trying to eat the world, it’s also bringing many disparate sets of workers and activists and communities together to fight against them,” a Jacobin staff writer pointed out.
  • RWDSU President said this “confirms what we were saying all along—that Amazon’s intimidation and interference prevented workers from having a fair say in whether they wanted a union in their workplace.”

Amy Goodman, Democracy Now! at Rawstory writes:

“Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama may soon get another chance to decide whether to unionize. The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that Amazon violated U.S. labor law while waging an aggressive anti-unionization campaign against warehouse workers earlier this year in Bessemer, Alabama. This comes as Amazon workers worldwide from Bangladesh to Germany campaigned on Black Friday for fairer working conditions under the banner, “Make Amazon Pay.” “If Amazon is trying to eat the world, it’s also bringing many disparate sets of workers and activists and communities together to fight against them,” says Alex Press, staff writer at Jacobin…”

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