Amazon labor union
Amazon is the latest company facing labor charges to argue that the National Labor Relations Board is unconstitutional.
“It’s about time,” Amazon Labor Union president Chris Smalls said.
Drivers in California have joined the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, in one of the first driver-specific unionization efforts in the company.
OSHA has now cited six warehouses in five states in the last few months.
Amazon now has a legal obligation to bargain with the union, and can face serious penalties if it doesn't.
The company seems resistant to tell its employees that it was ordered by a federal judge to stop firing people for unionizing, according to a new filing by the NLRB.
A cease-and-desist order filed against the company demands it stop retaliating against unionizing workers.
Andy Jassy told CNBC that Amazon thinks employees would be "better off" without a union. A new NLRB complaint alleges that violated labor law.
“It’s just making it harder and harder to get participants to act as observers when the employer’s telling them they’re going to lose out.”
Workers at ALB1, which plans to host a union election this upcoming week, reported a fire in a cardboard compactor last night.
After a fire broke out in the warehouse, management refused to send night shift workers home. So they went on strike.