Amazon wins in union rejection, but scrutiny of its labor practices isn't going away – CNET

Bernie Sanders is among the politicians supporting Amazon workers who want to unionize. The union’s objection to the Bessemer election could keep the issue in the public eye and energize efforts at other facilities. Patrick T. Fallon/Getty Images Amazon prevailed Friday in its fight against labor organizing at its Bessemer, Alabama, warehouse, with workers rejecting the Retail, Wholesale and Department […]

Amazon union loses election: Alabama warehouse workers reject historic organizing bid – CNET

Amazon fought fiercely against an organizing effort at an Alabama warehouse.  Patrick T. Fallon/Getty Images Amazon warehouse workers in Bessemer, Alabama, voted no on certifying a union to represent them, rejecting the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union. More than 3,200 workers cast ballots by mail in the historic vote on whether to form the first unionized Amazon facility in […]

Amazon union appears defeated: Alabama warehouse workers reject historic organizing bid – CNET

Amazon fought fiercely against an organizing effort at an Alabama warehouse.  Patrick T. Fallon/Getty Images Amazon warehouse workers in Bessemer, Alabama, voted no on certifying a union to represent them, rejecting the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union. More than 3,200 workers cast ballots by mail in the historic vote on whether to form the first unionized Amazon facility in […]

Partial count shows Amazon workers rejecting union by a 2-to-1 margin

Enlarge / A union supporter stands before sunrise outside the Amazon fulfillment center on March 29, 2021 in Bessemer, Alabama. PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images A closely watched effort to unionize an Amazon fulfillment center in Bessemer, Alabama appears to be headed for defeat. With about half the votes counted, 1,100 workers have voted against forming a union, while […]