News From: Amazon

by Guest Post | on Apr 17, 2020

America Could See the Biggest Labor Movement in Decades

This post was written by Steve LeVine. Steve was on this week's UCOMM Live. Listen to his interview by clicking here. In September 1945, a little-remembered frenzy erupted in the United States...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 17, 2020

Podcast: A Union Boom after COVID-19

Glen Casey calls in to talk about NY Governor Andrew Cuomo's handling of the COVID-19 Pandemic, Steve LeVine of Medium calls in to talk about how America is about to witness a huge growth of...

by AFL-CIO | on Apr 14, 2020

Companies Use COVID-19 Pandemic to Attack Workers

Last week, UCOMM reported on companies that are stepping up to help build PPE, produce hand sanitizer, and ramp up production for ventilators. While the pandemic has brought out the best in these...

by Press and Media | on Apr 02, 2020

Leaked Amazon Document Details Plan to Smear Fired Worker

On Monday, Amazon workers in Staten Island held a walkout to protest the company's failure to protect them on the job. On Tuesday, Amazon fired the organizer. Vice has now gained leaked notes...

by Mohammed Sarker | on Apr 01, 2020

Amazon Fires Worker for Organizing

Let’s clear the ambiguity: America is at war, a total war against an invisible enemy that threatens all of us, regardless of age, ideology, class or creed. This enemy, of course, is COVID-19,...

by Brian Young | on Mar 23, 2020

Amazon: Give Paid Sick Leave to Warehouse Workers

As more and more states move towards limiting the number of people who can work outside of the home, they are also asking people to stop heading out for non-essential shopping. This means that more...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 09, 2020

This Week's Top Ten: Worst CEO's

UCOMM has launched a series of Top Tens on our YouTube channel. Last week we released the Top Ten Things Trump has Done to Hurt Labor. This week we released the Top Ten Worst CEO’s in America...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 29, 2020

Amazon Employees Put Jobs on the Line Over Climate Change

Workers at Amazon are putting their jobs on the line to speak out against the company's destruction of the planet. On Sunday, 250 employees who make up the Amazon Employees for Climate Justice,...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 06, 2019

Podcast: How Amazon is Killing Workers

Injuries are sky-high at the Amazon facility in Staten Island and deaths are up in the last year nationwide. At the same time, union construction sites are proving to be the safest around, maybe the...

by Brian Young | on Dec 03, 2019

Staten Island Amazon's Staggering Injury Rate

The holiday shopping season is here and over the Thanksgiving weekend, millions of people logged onto Amazon to get the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. Once that new TV is ordered, the...

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