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by Brian Young | on Apr 19, 2021

Union Files Objections to Amazon Vote

Throughout February and March workers at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer Alabama voted on whether their warehouse should become the first union facility at Amazon. The workers faced an intense anti-...

by Brian Young | on Apr 09, 2021

Union: Amazon's Illegal Actions During Union Vote

On Friday, the most high-profile union election in decades concluded with workers overwhelmingly voting against the union with a vote of 738 in favor and 1,798 against. There were also 76 voided...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 01, 2021

Why is the Amazon Union Vote Count Taking So Long?

On Monday, all votes were submitted in the historic Amazon union vote at the Bessemer, Alabama warehouse. While only 6,000 people were eligible to vote, it is expected to take days or possibly weeks...

by Brian Young | on Mar 30, 2021

Amazon Releases Anti-Union Twitter Bots

On Monday, voting in the historic union election at the Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama ended.  The union effort has made national news as it would be the first union at the nation’s...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 25, 2021

Amazon: The Bernie Sanders of Corporations?

With just a weekend left until all of the votes are submitted at the Amazon union vote in Bessemer Alabama, Senator Bernie Sanders is heading to Alabama to speak to the workers and make a last-minute...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 19, 2021

National Amazon Day of Action Saturday

With just over a week left of voting in the historic union election at the Amazon Warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, union activists are holding solidarity rallies at warehouses, Whole Foods, and Amazon...

by Press and Media | on Mar 18, 2021

Amazon Union Testifies to US Senate

On Wednesday, the effort to organize Amazon was brought to the Senate. Jennifer Bates, an Amazon worker in Bessemer, Alabama testified on what it is like to work in an Amazon warehouse, while Senator...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 12, 2021

RWDSU Disavows Boycott Amazon

This week, union members from around the country and the world have taken part in a grassroots effort to boycott Amazon. The decision to take part in this boycott was to support the workers in...

by Brian Young | on Mar 01, 2021

Biden to Amazon: Let Workforce Organize

Since workers at the Amazon warehouse in Bessemer Alabama announced that they were going to vote to join RWDSU, messages of support have poured in. Unions like the NFLPA have recorded videos...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 10, 2021

Meet Amazon's Unionbusters

On February 8th a historic election at an Amazon warehouse in Alabama started. Due to COVID-19, the election is being held by mail and votes are being accepted until the end of March. UCOMM has...

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