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posted by martyb on Saturday April 10 2021, @02:11PM   Printer-friendly
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Update: A majority of workers have voted not to form a union at the Amazon Fulfillment Center in Bessemer, Alabama. The result of the NLRB's initial vote count was 1,798 votes against the union and 738 in favor. Hundreds of additional ballots were not counted because their authenticity was disputed. But the "no" side already has a majority of the 3,215 votes cast, making the issue moot.

Original story, April 8: A closely watched effort to unionize an Amazon fulfillment center in Bessemer, Alabama appears to be headed for defeat. With about half the votes counted, 1,100 workers have voted against forming a union, while only 463 voted in favor.

The National Labor Relations Board is counting the 3,215 votes that were cast by workers at the Bessemer facility. The union needs to win at least half the votes in order to become the official representative of the roughly 6,000 workers at the Bessemer facility. Counting has ended for the evening and is scheduled to resume at 8:30 am Central Time on Friday.

Also at The Washington Post, c|net, and Al Jazeera.

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  • (Score: 1, Troll) by fakefuck39 on Sunday April 11 2021, @06:10PM (3 children)

    by fakefuck39 (6620) on Sunday April 11 2021, @06:10PM (#1136072)

    nah, I didn't read it because you're a moron here for my entertainment, and the one line that jumped out at me from your wall of retard-text was enough for me to respond to, to laugh at you. whatever other retard-information you provided is for the birds, and useless to me, for the purpose which you serve for me by typing things here. on a related note, the first few words of the last post is also all I read. but you keep typing.

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  • (Score: 2) by Azuma Hazuki on Monday April 12 2021, @12:19AM (2 children)

    by Azuma Hazuki (5086) on Monday April 12 2021, @12:19AM (#1136187) Journal

    Sure sure, everyone but you's a moron, placed here by the great Goddess solely for your entertainment. The entire world's disposable except you, we get it. You're the alpha-male, the top dog, the mutant offspring of Chuck Norris, Hugh Hefner, and Albert Einstein, and your power level's over 9000. You've got it alllllllll figured out. Congratulations, you won the game. *paper-squeaker noise*

    ...damn, ow. Warn me next time before you post something like that so I can do some warm-ups on the ol' eye-roller muscles.

    I am "that girl" your mother warned you about...
    • (Score: 0, Troll) by fakefuck39 on Monday April 12 2021, @02:23AM (1 child)

      by fakefuck39 (6620) on Monday April 12 2021, @02:23AM (#1136228)

      You are a moron. Your purpose on this site, for me, is solely for my entertainment. I have no other use for morons besides them making me entertained. For you, this site is part of "entire world" as you come here to "socialize" with your keyboard. For me, I've come to a football game to play football. You can complain all you want that football players are unbalanced adults because they attack a guy simply for having a ball, and that they should get psych treatment for whatever is making them do that. For the normal people, we're here to play football, and you're the moron who decided to have a romantic picnic in the middle of a football field, and then complain about how the people playing on that field are acting as unbalanced adults. You are retarded, so it's funny for us normals. Yes, I do have all that figured out. You, in your life, seem to have the internet confused with the physical world. Because of your stupidity, you are and will always be confused, and will always be the clown.

      • (Score: 2) by Azuma Hazuki on Monday April 12 2021, @03:57AM

        by Azuma Hazuki (5086) on Monday April 12 2021, @03:57AM (#1136244) Journal

        I didn't read that but it's pretty obvious it's more of the same. So have another -1 Troll, and remember, public masturbation is a crime.

        I am "that girl" your mother warned you about...