Amazon avoided the prospect of a first unionized warehouse in America, where it's now the second-largest private employer. The vote in Alabama had prompted new interest in unions across the country.
Hand counting will continue on Friday. So far, more than two-thirds of the tallied votes are against unionizing.
It's a really large mail-in election. (Yes, this one, too.) The tally of yes and no votes has finally begun.
The results will determine whether Amazon gets its first U.S. warehouse union. It's been dubbed one of the most consequential union elections in recent history.
The conspiracy theorist Alex Jones sells dietary supplements through Amazon despite being banned from other platforms. Amazon receives a cut of the profits.
Federal Trade Commission nominee Lina Khan and presidential adviser Tim Wu have advocated for new rules to curb the power of the tech giants.
ProPublica's Alec MacGillis has written an economic history of the country, shaped by stories of people living and working in Amazon's shadow as their home cities and states transform around them.
More than 5,800 warehouse workers at the Bessemer, Ala., Amazon facility are voting this month on whether to join the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union.
New York Attorney General Letitia James says Amazon refused to obey coronavirus guidelines that would protect its warehouse employees from infection.
Some 5,800 workers at the Bessemer facility will vote starting this week on joining the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union, potentially making it Amazon's first union shop in the U.S.
Amazon's CEO will be Andy Jassy, the head of its cloud computing division. "As much as I still tap dance into the office, I'm excited about this transition," Bezos says.
If workers from Amazon's warehouse near Birmingham vote to unionize in the next two months, they would turn a new page not only for the company but for the region.
Although the company has unionized workers in Europe, it has held off organizing efforts here. About 6,000 workers at an Amazon facility in Alabama can cast a mail-in ballot starting Feb. 8.
Parler sued after Amazon Web Services booted it off the public Internet. The cloud service says the site has allowed threatening and hateful posts, even after last week's riot at the Capitol.
A labor board hearing is hashing out how and when a vote might take place to form potentially the first U.S. union at one of America's largest employers.