Month: November 2020

Amazon Unions From Brazil to Germany Plan Black Friday Protests

Unions representing tens of thousands of Inc. employees are planning walkouts and other action as the year’s busiest shopping season begins this week, in protest at the e-commerce giant’s handling of everything from sick pay and Covid-19 precautions to user privacy. The giant Verdi trade union in Germany is holding a walkout across seven Amazon facilities, […]

Amazon warehouse workers in Alabama file to hold unionization vote

SEATTLE — Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Alabama have filed a notice to hold a unionization vote, in what could be a major labor battle against a company that has long opposed the unionization of its workforce. Employees at a newly opened Amazon facility in Bessemer, Ala., notified the National Labor Relations Board that they want […]

Milwaukee Art Museum Workers Overwhelmingly Vote to Join Machinists Union

MILWAUKEE, Nov. 13, 2020 – A group of 141 employees of the Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM) voted by 72 percent to join the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW). The vote was held over a three-week period via mail with the ballots tallied today.  The new Machinists Union members work in every capacity at the […]

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