• Amazon Union Vote in Alabama Is a Step Closer to Being Overturned

    1 month ago - By NY Times

    A regional office of the National Labor Relations Board said management's victory in an earlier election should be overturned. The company can appeal.
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  • Amazon union election in Alabama must be redone, NLRB official rules - CNET

    1 month ago - By CNET

    The union had accused Amazon of illegally interfering with the election process. The company can appeal the decision.
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  • Amazon must redo Bessemer union election, orders labor board official

    Amazon must redo Bessemer union election, orders labor board official

    1 month ago - By The Verge

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    The National Labor Relations Board has ordered a new election at Amazon's Bessemer, Alabama site, a tentative victory for organizers who had sought to unionize workers at the company's fulfillment locations. The decision , issued by the regional director overseeing the case, builds on a previous recommendation from the hearing officer assigned to the case.
    “I agree with the hearing officer's recommendations,” Monday's decision reads. “Accordingly, I affirm the hearing officer's rulings, I adopt her recommendation to sustain certain...
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  • Labor board authorizes new Amazon union vote

    1 month ago - By TechCrunch

    The director of the National Labor Relation Board's 10th region has authorized a new union election for workers at Amazon's Bessemer, Alabama fulfillment center. An NLRB representative has confirmed the decision with TechCrunch, which would see the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union getting a second chance to unionize workers at the site, following its defeat back in April .
    The victory was a lopsided one for the mega-retailer, though the RWDSU immediately called shenanigans in what was expected to be a major test for unionizing efforts for blue collar tech workers. At the time...
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