blue collar director vote gives u s labor another crack at amazon com

Blue-collar director vote gives U.S. labor another crack at Amazon.com

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  • By Reuters API Published May 25, 2021 Reading time 3 minutes Download Print Text size aA+ aA- By Reuters API Published May 25, 2021 After a failed union-organizing effort at Amazon.com Inc last month, labor advocates are looking to the company’s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday, hoping for a chance to get a worker on the board of directors of the world’s largest online retailer…
  • A resolution from shareholders including nonprofit Oxfam America calls for Amazon to consider nominating an hourly employee to its board…
  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said in a letter to shareholders last month that the company needed “a better vision for our employees’ success.”..
  • During the labor organizing campaign, some staff had aired grievances including fatigue from warehouse work and mandatory anti-union meetings…
  • Jennifer Bates, a Bessemer employee who supported the union effort, will present the resolution at Amazon’s annual meeting, according to Oxfam…
  • Various countries including Germany have requirements for worker representation in boardrooms, but only a few U.S…
  • companies have such representation including top airlines Delta Air Lines Inc and United Airlines Holdings Inc…
  • While a number of Democrats in Washington have called for such representation, similar shareholder proposals have drawn little support at other U.S…..

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