News From: Amazon

by Brian Young | on Jul 02, 2020

Amazon Driver Quits Mid Shift on Twitter

Working for Amazon has always been bad, but in recent months it seems to have gotten even worse. UCOMM previously reported about walkouts at warehouses, like in Staten Island, NY, over the company...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 05, 2020

Amazon VP Quits over Union-Busting

At the end of March, two weeks into the quarantine in New York City, Amazon employees at their Staten Island warehouse held a walkout to protest the company’s negligence in protecting the...

by Brian Young | on May 01, 2020

Target and Amazon Workers Strike

After periodic walkouts and sickouts over the past few weeks, workers at two of the nation's biggest companies are taking action on May Day. While job actions often take place on May 1st, also...

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 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 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...

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