Unions dealt a ‘crushing blow’ with Amazon loss.
On Friday, as the National Labor Relations Board continued counting ballots cast in the election at Amazon’s Bessemer, Alabama facility, it was clear the union lost its bid to unionize Amazon’s workers.
Below are the most recent news updates:
WATCH: “…it does feel that Amazon is indestructible right now…”
- New York Times: “The company’s decisive victory deals a crushing blow to organized labor, which had hoped the time was ripe to start making inroads.”
Amazon Workers Defeat Union Effort in Alabama
- CNBC: Amazon wins enough votes to beat union effort in Alabama, union plans to appeal
- Daily Caller: Amazon Warehouse Workers Overwhelmingly Reject Unionization Bid, Organizers Cry Foul
- NPR: No Amazon Union: Alabama Warehouse Workers Vote Against Unionizing : NPR
- Washington Post: Amazon workers vote against unionization in Alabama
- AMAZON ILLEGALLY INTERFERED IN UNION VOTE – RWDSU TO FILE OBJECTIONS AND RELATED ULP CHARGES TO HOLD AMAZON ACCOUNTABLE FOR THEIR ACTIONS
- Teamsters Statement on the Election Results from the Vote at the Amazon Facility in Bessemer, Alabama
- Daily Kos: Amazon defeats Alabama union effort after dirty, but predictable, campaign
- In These Times: The Message from the Amazon Union Defeat in Alabama Is Clear: Keep Organizing
- Vox.com Amazon’s union vote results: Union loses but organizers are already planning to challenge – Vox