Sumary of Amazon: employees of a second New York warehouse vote on a union:
- Motivated by the attitude of their company during the pandemic and more recently by inflation, several groups of employees of multinationals such as Amazon, Starbucks or Apple are currently trying to organize themselves.
- The members of the organization claim to have already been contacted by representatives of several dozen warehouses from all over the United States.
- Second largest employer in the United States after the distribution giant Walmart, Amazon had until then succeeded in repelling the desires of employees wishing to regroup in the country since its creation in 1994.
- Amazon for its part filed an appeal against the result of the vote at JFK8, finding in particular that members of the ALU had intimidated the employees and accusing the agency responsible for supervising the poll, NLRB, of being biased.
- Amazon: Workers at a second New York warehouse vote on a union Christian Smalls, president of ALU, during a rally with Amazon employees outside a company warehouse in Staten Island, April 24, 2022 At New York.
- The building, called LDJ5, is located in an industrial area in the Staten Island neighborhood across the street from the JFK8 warehouse, where 55% of workers voted in late March to be represented by ALU.
- If ALU’s win at JFK8 is bolstered by a second win, it could spur other warehouses to jump in.