“I believe it was retaliatory. Amazon knows that I’m making national headlines."
Amazon Labor Union's loss at LDJ5 in Staten Island shows that despite its stunning upset in April, unionization efforts at Amazon still face an uphill battle.
The fiercely anti-union company has doubled down on its anti-union efforts at a Staten Island warehouse, LDJ5, that is scheduled to begin a union election on April 25.
Motherboard spoke to Amazon warehouse workers in Staten Island about how they voted in the ongoing election.
"We are putting the company on our back 10 hours a day...They’re taking time away from our breaks. There is no voice here."
More than 2,000 workers at New York City's largest Amazon warehouse have signed union authorization cards to join Amazon Labor Union.
About two dozen maskless people entered the mall’s food court with an American flag and chanting “USA” to protest vaccine mandates.
The National Labor Relations Board found that Amazon illegally interfered with worker organizing at its Staten Island, New York warehouse in May.
"Jeff Bezos has no idea that his workers are homeless, especially in New York, and I'm not the only one."
Advocates now say employees at Staten Island's JFK8 facility have heard of at least 25 confirmed cases among their colleagues.
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