According to the Washington Post, workers at an Amazon warehouse in New York’s Staten Island have launched a union drive in an ambitious bid to organize one of the world’s largest employers.
- How many locations would have an employee vote to unionize at Amazon warehouses?
- During the coronavirus pandemic, by what percentage have Amazon’s profits increased during the quarter ended June 30?
- What issues are workers hoping to improve at Amazon through unionization?
- What union is involved?
Bogage, J. and E. Rosenberg (2021). Amazon warehouse workers on Staten Island seek union vote. The Washington Post, Oct. 21 (Retrievable online at https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2021/10/21/amazon-union-vote-staten-island/)