Haleluya Hadero and Anne D’Innocenzio

Business, Top 100

Amazon Workers in NYC Vote to Unionize, a First for Company

Amazon Labor Union members celebrate after an update during the voting results to unionize Amazon Labor Union members celebrate after an update during the voting results to unionize. (Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Associated Press)

NEW YORK — Amazon workers in Staten Island, N.Y., voted to unionize on April 1, marking the first successful U.S. organizing effort in the retail giant’s history and handing an unexpected win to a nascent group that fueled the union drive.

April 1, 2022