Unions Target Amazon To Increase Dwindling Members; Why Mish Hates Unions

Unions Target Amazon To Increase Dwindling Members; Why Mish Hates Unions Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk, Vote counting is underway in Alabama at an Amazon facility in Bessemer. Spotlight on Bessemer, Alabama .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 8th, 2021

States with the highest percentage of labor union members in the workforce

Labor unions exist to increase the collective bargaining power of their members to negotiate.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 23rd, 2019

Democratic Rep. Andy Levin says corporate America should support the PRO Act and "get excited about making money the old-fashioned way"

Levin co-sponsored the Protecting the Right to Organize Act, a landmark piece of legislation that would make it easier for workers to form unions. Rep. Andy Levin (D-MI) visited Amazon's warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, in March to meet with .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 15th, 2021

Amazon vs. unions

What’s at stake in the biggest union battle this country has seen in decades. The future of community colleges. And, facing the prospect of “vaccine passports.”.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytApr 8th, 2021

The union drive at Amazon signals a potential sea change for the labor movement. Will it last?

Unions have been on the decline for more than 60 years, but the campaign at Amazon and the decidedly pro-labor White House have people wondering whether a new era of organizing is afoot......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 7th, 2021

Amazon is battling a union push in Alabama. Here"s why many companies oppose labor organizers.

The share of Americans represented by unions has fallen by nearly 50% since 1983, according to t.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytMar 23rd, 2021

‘Taking on a behemoth like Amazon is going to take an army.’ Labor unions, inspired by Alabama drive, are joining the fight nationwide.

“Without collective bargaining, nobody on this planet wins except for billionaires with lobbyists,” says one Amazon worker. But Amazon has s.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneMar 22nd, 2021

Unions call on Amazon logistics workers in Italy to strike, Reuters says

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallMar 11th, 2021

Beyond the List: Credit unions are rapidly growing assets

Credit unions, those nonprofit financial cooperatives intended to target specific populations, have muscled up and gone mainstream. Both locally and nationally, credit unions are rapidly growing their assets. In St. Louis, the assets of the 10 largest ba.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 15th, 2020

French court backs workers in Amazon row over virus measures

A French court on Friday rejected Amazon's appeal against a ruling that restricts what it can deliver during the coronavirus crisis, handing a victory to unions which had criticised the U.S. e-commerce giant's safety measures......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 24th, 2020

In Versailles, king of online retail Amazon fights unions backlash

Amazon made its case on Tuesday in a French court of appeal to keep deliveries on track in the country, rejecting unions' allegations that it was not doing its best to protect employees from COVID-19......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 21st, 2020

State volunteers to process jobless claims at Hawaii Convention Center

Hawaii state officials are recruiting volunteers from three public labor unions, as well as staff and members of the Legislature, to staff 1,000 positions at a satellite unemployment insurance processing site at the Hawaii Convention Center being .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 20th, 2020

Amazon to extend French warehouse closures after union dispute

Amazon will keep its six warehouses in France closed until at least April 22 after a stand-off with unions over sanitary conditions amid the coronavirus outbreak, it said on Sunday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 19th, 2020

No end in sight yet for Amazon shutdown in France

Amazon has no clarity yet on when its warehouses in France might reopen, the head of its French business said on Thursday, after the e-commerce giant clashed with unions over the measures taken to limit the risks of coronavirus contagion......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 16th, 2020

NY lawmakers, unions call on Bezos to close Amazon warehouses hit by COVID-19

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallApr 1st, 2020

Pressures on Amazon"s staff in France unacceptable: minister

Pressures faced by Amazon's staff in France are unacceptable, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday, after unions said workers faced non-payment if they stopped due to fears over the coronavirus outbreak......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 19th, 2020

Target stores and Amazon ‘mini-facilities’ are dueling for same-day delivery dominance

Amazon announced Prime members in some cities can get deliveries within hours as Target talks up the success of its same-day delivery from stores......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 4th, 2020

Unions hope to sic FTC on Amazon

Several several major labor unions filed a petition on February 27 asking the Federal Trade Commission to open a wide-ranging study into Amazon's business practices......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 28th, 2020

Amazon-inspired bill could allow N. Va. officials to force developers to strike agreements with unions

Labor agreements could soon become a condition of earning zoning approvals......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 23rd, 2020

Thousands of people across Europe are protesting and striking against Amazon on Black Friday

GMB Union Unions in .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 29th, 2019

Wisconsin credit unions see increase in assets

State-chartered credit unions are showing “sound financial performance” so far this year, according to the head of the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 28th, 2019