Amazon is intending to pursue the Staten Island union’s victory
Amazon will purportedly protest a new association political decision triumph at its distribution center in Staten Island, asserting that coordinators compelled laborers into casting a ballot to sort out. The Wall Street Journal detailed that the organization uncovered its goal to pursue JFK8’s political race in a lawful document delivered to people in general on Thursday. Approximately 55% of laborers at the JFK8 distribution center cast a ballot to join the Amazon Labor Union, the primary triumph of its sort for Amazon laborers in the US. The organization has until April 22nd to assemble proof and officially record its issues with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
In the report, Amazon gave a see of what complaints it anticipates raising. The organization composed that it accepts that the association compromised workers except if they cast a ballot to unionize. Some might think this is a genuinely amusing continue on Amazon’s part, considering NLRB blamed the organization for undermining workers except if they did the inverse. Amazon additionally blamed the association for “electioneering” or meddling while workers held up in line to cast a ballot. It contended that uncommonly significant delays at surveying corners prompted lacking elector turnout. The organization additionally accepts coordinators stood around by the surveying region and scared citizens, in any event, venturing to compromise outsider representatives with the deficiency of their privileges on the off chance that they didn’t cast a ballot to unionize.
Eric Milner, a lawyer who addresses the ALU, accepts that Amazon’s protests will be excused. “To say that the Amazon Labor Union was compromising workers is truly ludicrous,” Milner shared with Reuters. “The Amazon Labor Union is Amazon workers.”
In the interim, a different worker’s guild endeavoring to arrange an Amazon office in Alabama documented its own complaints on Thursday in regards to the forthcoming aftereffects of its new rerun political race. The Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union (RWDSU) is blaming Amazon for “endless endeavors to threaten laborers” in the Bessemer plant, including terminating or suspending laborers who upheld the association. The consequences of that political decision are as of now a real heart-stopper and not entirely set in stone before long by an NLRB hearing of more than a few hundred tested polling forms.
“Amazon’s way of behaving should not go unchallenged, and laborers in Bessemer, Alabama should have their privileges safeguarded under the law. We encourage the NLRB to painstakingly survey our protests and guarantee no organization, not even with the unlimited pockets of Amazon, is permitted to act exempt from the rules that everyone else follows,” said RWDSU President Stuart Appelbaum in an explanation.
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