National Labor Relations Board

NLRB Preliminary Finding Revives Labor Organizing at Amazon

NEW YORK (AP) – A recommendation to nullify the election results of an Amazon union vote in Bessemer, Alabama is breathing new life into the labor movement. The recommendation was issued Monday by a hearing officer for the National Labor Relations Board, who said Amazon potentially interfered with the April election in which warehouse workers overwhelmingly rejected a proposal to…

Union: NLRB Officer Recommends New Vote for Amazon Workers

The union that tried, and failed, to organize Amazon warehouse workers in Bessemer, Alabama may get a do-over. On Monday, the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union said that a hearing officer for the National Labor Relations Board has recommended that the vote by workers in April to overwhelmingly reject the union be set aside and that another vote be…

Amazon secures enough votes to block union effort

FILE- This Feb. 9, 2021 photo file photo, a car enters an Amazon facility where labor is trying to organize workers in Bessemer, Ala. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves, File) Amazon has secured enough votes to block a union effort at a warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama. The win proved the might of the online shopping giant and cut off a path that…

Amazon Workers in Bid to Unionize at Alabama Warehouse

BESSEMER, Ala (AP) – Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer are seeking to form a union, setting up a potential battle in a strong anti-union state with a company that has opposed unionization efforts. Employees filed a petition last month with the National Labor Relations Board saying they want to hold an election about forming a union with collective…