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“Yes” Votes Lead as NY Amazon Workers Vote on Unionization; Alabama Election Too Close to Call

HeadlineApr 01, 2022

In labor news, Amazon warehouse workers in Staten Island, New York, may be close to forming a union, as early results of the anticipated election Thursday show union efforts ahead by hundreds of votes. Ballot counting at the Staten Island facility continues today.

Meanwhile, a redo of the union election led by Amazon warehouse workers in Bessemer, Alabama, is still too close to call. There are over 400 challenged votes that could impact the outcome of that election in the coming days. The second vote in Alabama comes after the National Labor Relations Board found Amazon unlawfully interfered with the first election last year.

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