Josh Eidelson and Spencer Soper

Government, Business, Logistics

NLRB Sets Amazon Union Vote in Alabama

Amazon election A Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union supporter holds a sign outside of the union headquarters in Birmingham, Ala., on March 26. (Andi Rice/Bloomberg News)

Amazon.com Inc. employees in Bessemer, Ala., will vote by mail next month in a rerun election on whether to unionize, the National Labor Relations Board announced Jan. 11.

January 11, 2022
Business, Logistics

Union Appeals Amazon Election Loss, Claiming Misconduct

An RWDSU supporter holds a sign outside of union headquarters in Birmingham, Ala. A Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union supporter holds a sign outside of the union headquarters in Birmingham, Ala. on March 26. (Andi Rice/Bloomberg News)

Accusing Amazon .com Inc. of misconduct, the retail union that lost a hotly contested election at the company’s Alabama warehouse has asked federal officials to set aside the results.

April 19, 2021
Business, Logistics

Amazon Workers Plan Prime Day Strike at a Minnesota Warehouse

Amazon Demonstrators protest at the Amazon fulfillment center in Shakopee, Minn., on Dec. 14, 2018. (Kerem Yucel/Bloomberg News)

Amazon.com Inc. warehouse workers in Minnesota plan to strike during the online retailer’s summer sales extravaganza, a sign that labor unrest persists even after the company committed to paying all employees at least $15 an hour last year.

July 8, 2019