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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: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Monday April 12 2021, @04:21PM (2 children)

    by Anonymous Coward on Monday April 12 2021, @04:21PM (#1136489)

    My reading skills are better than your self-editing skills. It's hard to tell if you hate yourself more than you do any prospective reader.

  • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Monday April 12 2021, @05:02PM (1 child)

    by Anonymous Coward on Monday April 12 2021, @05:02PM (#1136513)

    It's much easier to catch errors in other people's code than to write perfect code.

    • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Monday April 12 2021, @05:11PM

      by Anonymous Coward on Monday April 12 2021, @05:11PM (#1136518)

      A good lesson. Instead of bursting in like Crazy Uncle Mame, maybe somebody should go have a cup of coffee, and then do a good self-review (AKA sanity check).