News From: Amazon

by Press and Media | on Nov 27, 2020

Make Amazon Pay

On Black Friday, thousands of Amazon workers from around the world are protesting the company's policies. Find out more below from Business Insider.

by Brian Young | on Nov 24, 2020

Amazon Workers File for Union Election in Alabama

Employees at an Amazon Fulfillment center in Alabama are the latest group of workers to try and organize at the online retail giant. On Friday, the warehouse workers filed for an election with the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 18, 2020

Amazon Tracks Employees to Prevent Organizing

Amazon has a long history of union-busting, including hiring an internal union buster and firing workers who were leading organizing efforts. Now a new report is shedding some light on the technology...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 15, 2020

Salts: Enter the Amazon Job Fair

Only 6 percent of private-sector employees are covered by a union contract, however, unions are becoming as popular as ever. Combined with the urgency of the pandemic and the failing economy, this...

by Brian Young | on Sep 02, 2020

Amazon Hiring Two Full-Time Unionbusters

Just weeks after Lowes put up a job posting for a staff union buster, Amazon is now following suit. In a job posting the company announced they were looking to hire two Intelligence analysts to track...

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...