Amazon’s Never-Ending Election

Late last year, the National Labor Relations Board ruled that Amazon illegally interfered with unionization efforts at its fulfillment center in Bessemer, Alabama. Despite losing the vote overwhelmingly and failing to provide any substantive evidence that the tech giant’s actions had altered the end result, the NLRB called a new election, and labor organizers will […]

An Election with National Consequences

Few observers would have expected Alabama, a state with an 8% unionization rate and rigid right-to-work laws, to be the frontline in what has become one of the most pivotal labor battles in the last decade. Despite the low unionization rate and restrictive union laws, almost 6,000 workers at an Amazon fulfillment center in Bessemer […]