Labor organizing surged last year. A Gallup survey found 71% of Americans approve of unions. Yet only 10% of workers belong to a union, as employers continue to fight back.
Amazon should recognize its first unionized warehouse in the U.S., a federal labor official ruled.
This marks the second loss for the upstart Amazon Labor Union, which previously formed Amazon's first unionized U.S. warehouse in Staten Island. Amazon is still fighting that historic first union win.
About 400 workers will vote on whether to join the upstart Amazon Labor Union, which in the spring won a historic vote to form the company's first unionized U.S. warehouse in Staten Island.
A federal labor official is recommending a dismissal of Amazon's objections after a lengthy hearing on the company's appeal against the historic union win at a warehouse in New York's Staten Island.
With the existence of a grass roots union at stake, the National Labor Relations Board is considering Amazon's objections to the Amazon Labor Union's historic victory.
The National Labor Relations Board is considering Amazon's objections to a union election that resulted in the first unionized Amazon warehouse in the U.S.
An Amazon sorting center on Staten Island in New York has voted against unionizing, a month after a larger Amazon warehouse across the street voted to join the Amazon Labor Union.
Starbucks workers have driven a surge in union election petitions filed with the National Labor Relations Board. Unionizing has also picked up at colleges, non-profits and pot dispensaries.
Less than a month after the Amazon Labor Union unionized the first Amazon facility in the U.S., workers at a smaller warehouse across the street begin voting on whether to join the upstart union.
Warehouse workers at an Amazon fulfillment center on Staten Island have voted to join the upstart Amazon Labor Union, making it the first Amazon facility in the U.S. to unionize.
Amazon will face two union elections at once. Federal officials have set a union vote for Amazon workers at a Staten Island warehouse, coinciding with the ongoing re-do election in Bessemer, Ala.
Federal labor officials found enough support among Amazon workers on Staten Island to pave the way for a union election. It could be the second union vote for Amazon this year.
Some 2,000 workers from four facilities have signed cards seeking an election to form a union, according to organizers.