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Amazon Warehouse Workers to Vote on Union

Annie Palmer CNBC
A National Labor Relations Board hearing officer ruled Friday that Amazon warehouse workers in Alabama can hold a union vote starting on Feb. 8.

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BAmazon Union: Anticipating the Battle in Bessemer, Alabama

Peter Olney and Rand Wilson Labor Notes
Ultimately the effort will require the dovetailing of internal worker organization at multiple facilities—like what Amazonians United is doing—with the power and resources of one or several national unions, like RWDSU or the Teamsters, for instance.

Black Friday Protests: 'Make Amazon Pay'

Kenny Stancil Common Dreams
Amazon is offerring its workers holiday bonuses of $150 to $300. Jeff Bezos could pay a $105,000 bonus to every Amazon worker and still be as rich as he was at the start of the pandemic.

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“Free Shipping”, a Review

Anonymous Stansbury Forum
I know free shipping is not free, because I feel the toll it takes on my mind and body every day.
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