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More than 3,200 Amazon employees at Bessemer, Alabama, fulfillment center cast ballots in historic union vote

Hundreds of those ballots were challenged, mostly by Amazon, according to the RWSDU. The public voting could begin Thursday. E.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytApr 8th, 2021

Historic Union Vote Underway At Alabama Amazon Fulfillment Center

Historic Union Vote Underway At Alabama Amazon Fulfillment Center Thousands of Amazon emplo.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytFeb 8th, 2021

Amazon vote trends against union in first day of counting

Counting is underway in the union vote at Amazon.com Inc.'s Bessemer distribution center, and "no" votes are currently leading by a more than 2-1 margin. So far, 1,100 votes against the union have been cast, compared to 463 for unionization. A t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 8th, 2021

Amazon reportedly pushed USPS to install a mailbox outside its Alabama warehouse, a move the union could use to challenge the outcome of the vote

The union said the mailbox could make it seem as if Amazon itself would directly see the ballots - a move that could deter employees from voting. Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Get.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 8th, 2021

Amazon reportedly pushed the USPS to install a mailbox outside its Alabama warehouse, a move the union could use to challenge the outcome of the vote

The union argued the mailbox could make it seem as if Amazon itself would directly see the ballots - a move that could deter employees from voting. Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images Amazon pushed the USPS.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 8th, 2021

Amazon"s consumer chief says the company is "like the Bernie Sanders of employers" but that "we actually deliver a progressive workplace for our constituents"

Sanders has plans to visit Alabama to meet with Amazon workers in the final days of a vote to unionize at Amazon's Bessemer fulfillment center. Dave Clark, Amazon's chief of worldwide consumer. REU.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytMar 24th, 2021

Amazon reportedly told workers to "Vote NO" in a historic union election and to drop ballots in a USPS mailbox that recently appeared at their Alabama warehouse

Amazon workers told Vice they feel higher-ups directed them to mail ballots at the mailbox to "monitor us and gauge how many .....»»

Category: worldSource: nytFeb 24th, 2021

Bezos acknowledges Amazon needs to do ‘a better job’ for employees after union vote

The Amazon chief executive offers his first thoughts on the high-profile union vote at the e-commerce giant's Bessemer, Ala., warehouse in his annual shareholder letter......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 15th, 2021

Union claims Amazon "illegally interfered in union vote"

The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union says Amazon interfered with the right of its employees at an Alabama facility to vote in a free election on unionization......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 11th, 2021

Amazon union vote fails in Alabama

A closely watched effort to unionize an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, failed Friday, in what amounts to major victory for the Seattle retailer. As federal officials counted votes Thursday night, observers noted the initiative appeared.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 9th, 2021

Amazon employees claim company "illegally interfered in union vote"

The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union says Amazon interfered with the right of its employees at an Alabama facility to vote in a free election on unionization......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 9th, 2021

Amazon employees in Alabama have voted against forming a union

The vote represents a major win for Amazon.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytApr 9th, 2021

Amazon Clinches Win Over Union As Friday Vote Count Continues

Amazon Clinches Win Over Union As Friday Vote Count Continues Amazon clinched enough votes to defeat a bid for unionization at a Bessemer, Alabama warehouse on Friday, with 'no' votes against forming a union outnumberin.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytApr 9th, 2021

Amazon workers leading a historic push for unionization in Alabama describe midnight "education" meetings, an unexpected mailbox, and streams of anti-union flyers as they go up against one of the world"s most powerful companies

Insider spoke with Amazon workers from Bessemer, Alabama, who have battled anti-union tactics as they try to fo.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMar 24th, 2021

Amazon Workers In Several States Consider Unionizing Ahead Of Alabama Vote 

Amazon Workers In Several States Consider Unionizing Ahead Of Alabama Vote  Inspired by the ongoing unionization vote at an Amazon fulfillment in Bessemer, Alabama, warehouse workers at oth.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMar 19th, 2021

Black Lives Matter helped inspire Amazon workers" push to unionize in Alabama, union president says

An estimated 85% of workers at Amazon's Bessemer, Alabama warehouse are Black. The unionization vote is taking place now. JD warehouse in Beijing. AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein .....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMar 1st, 2021

Biden supports the historic Amazon worker union vote in Alabama, and demands "no anti-union propaganda"

Biden didn't specifically name Amazon, but reports h.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytMar 1st, 2021

Amazon warehouse workers in Alabama allowed to vote on unionization, NLRB rules

The National Labor Relations Board is pushing the e-commerce giant and the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union to agree to terms for a union election at the Bessemer, Ala., warehouse prior to a scheduled hearing Friday......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytDec 16th, 2020

Amazon officially opens in Bessemer, jobs still available at new fulfillment center

Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) is officially open in Bessemer, and the company is still hiring for positions at the new fulfillment center. The online retail giant said new employees were welcomed into the 855,000-square-foot facility on March 29 for.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 16th, 2020

Amazon"s $325M project in small Alabama town faces delays

Amazon massive fulfillment center in Bessemer, Alabama, is expected to create at least 1,500 jobs, but won't be opening as early as anticipated......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 19th, 2019

Amazon to open first fulfillment center in Alabama, adding 1,500 workers

Amazon.com Inc. said Friday that it will open its first Alabama fulfillment center in Bessemer, creating 1,500 full-time jobs. Amazon currently has a sorting center in Mobile, Ala. The facility will .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 22nd, 2018