Second Amazon Union Vote in NYC Fails

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Published on May 3, 2022 - Duration: 01:31s

Second Amazon Union Vote in NYC Fails

Second Amazon Union Vote , in NYC Fails.

Last month, Amazon workers on Staten Island voted to unionize, becoming the first to do so in the United States.

Last month, Amazon workers on Staten Island voted to unionize, becoming the first to do so in the United States.

But on May 2, 'New York Post' reports that a second, smaller Staten Island Amazon facility voted against following in their footsteps.

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But on May 2, 'New York Post' reports that a second, smaller Staten Island Amazon facility voted against following in their footsteps.

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The vote count was reportedly 380 for and 618 against unionization.

Still, the Amazon Labor Union has vowed to continue its fight.

Sen.

Bernie Sanders and Rep.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez showed up to support union activists in April.

Sen.

Bernie Sanders and Rep.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez showed up to support union activists in April.

I say to Jeff Bezos, who owns a $500 million yacht — I say, ‘Jeff, when you’re out on your yacht, I want you to think about the workers.

’They want housing that is affordable.

They want to be able to put away a few bucks to send their kids to college, Sen.

Bernie Sanders, via statement, as reported by 'New York Post'.

I say to Jeff Bezos, who owns a $500 million yacht — I say, ‘Jeff, when you’re out on your yacht, I want you to think about the workers.

’They want housing that is affordable.

They want to be able to put away a few bucks to send their kids to college, Sen.

Bernie Sanders, via statement, as reported by 'New York Post'.

Meanwhile, Amazon has appealed the vote to unionize at the first Staten Island warehouse and contested another union vote in Bessemer, AL.

Meanwhile, Amazon has appealed the vote to unionize at the first Staten Island warehouse and contested another union vote in Bessemer, AL.

The National Labor Relations Board is looking into both situations


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