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posted by martyb on Saturday April 10 2021, @02:11PM   Printer-friendly
from the people-have-spoken dept.

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2021/04/the-amazon-union-drive-in-alabama-appears-headed-for-defeat/

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: 2) by fakefuck39 on Monday April 12 2021, @02:18AM (1 child)

    by fakefuck39 (6620) on Monday April 12 2021, @02:18AM (#1136226)

    no, now you.

    we make graphics on computers now these days boomer. the area of study to make graphics on computers is called computer graphics. to make a simple book with only text both inside and on the cover, software like quark and indesign is used. the area of study which teaches you those is called computer graphics.

    but go on about how leading is putting pieces of lead between the lines on your printing press. here in the real world, it's a slider you move, set to 120% by default.

    retard.

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  • (Score: 2) by Tork on Monday April 12 2021, @02:33AM

    by Tork (3914) on Monday April 12 2021, @02:33AM (#1136233)
    FYI: You left out the operative bit... 'degree'. 🙄 You should type stuff into search engines before spouting off.
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