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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 14, 2021

Which Unions Won or Lost in 2020

2020 was a tough year for workers. Work moved out of the office and into people’s homes, there was record unemployment especially in the travel industry, and some workers were put on the...

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 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 Feb 08, 2021

Unions Rally in Support of Amazon Workers

On a soggy Saturday in Bessemer Alabama, union members from across the country converged on the small town for a solidarity rally in support of Amazon workers. Just two days later, on Monday February...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 03, 2021

Amazon Brings Union-Busting to the Bathroom

On February 8th, workers at the Amazon warehouse in Bessemer Alabama will begin voting on whether Amazon should have their first union. The warehouse, which opened in March 2020, is organizing with...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 18, 2021

Amazon Union Vote Set

One of the most important union elections of 2021 will begin next month according to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). The election, which will happen at the Bessemer Alabama Amazon...

by Brian Young | on Nov 23, 2020

RWDSU: Protect Retail Workers on Black Friday

With Thanksgiving here and the biggest shopping weekend of the year right behind it, union officials are worried that a rush of customers into stores on Black Friday could put workers at risk. Yet at...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 27, 2020

2-Minute Tribute to Grocery Store Workers

Tuesday, April 28th is Workers Memorial Day, a day to mourn the workers who died on the job over the past year. This year’s remembrance takes on a new meaning as our essential workers go to...

by John Durso | on Apr 24, 2020

Grocery Store Workers Make Huge Difference

Every day I am amazed by the dedication of the working people I am so proud and honored to represent as President of Local 338 RWDSU/UFCW. While the heroes of this battle against COVID-19...

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