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  • Amazon is about to face a challenge from an old foe.

  • US.

  • Unions, energized by recent protests there campaigning to persuade Amazon workers to sign up Andan early test will come at one warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama.

  • Workers there will vote on whether to unionize early next year.

  • It's the first such poll Amazon has faced since 2014, and a yes vote would be the first ever at one of its U.

  • S facilities.

  • Amazon has told workers it already offers ALS the pay and benefits the unions promise.

  • It's trained managers to spot signs off organizing activity.

  • The online giants experience in France shows what it wants to avoid.

  • Strong unions there drove a month long closure off warehouses this year in protest at working conditions.

  • Amazon workers have also been staging walkouts at subsidiary Whole Foods.

  • Some alleged that the company has failed to keep workers safe during this year's health crisis.

  • Now a group called Whole Worker is looking to unionize staff at the grocery chain.

  • Unions in Seattle are also meeting Amazon tech workers.

  • One is helping whistleblowers fired by the company to contest their termination.

  • Labor organizations hope a new administration will help, not least by supporting the protecting the right to organize act.

  • The bill passed by the U.

  • S House in February would penalize firms that hinder organizing, but it faces a battle to get through the Senate.

Amazon is about to face a challenge from an old foe.

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Amazon to face U.S. union challenge in 2021

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/12/23
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