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Apr. 12, 1909
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Updated: Apr. 12 (20:05)

The Message from the Amazon Union Defeat in Alabama is Clear: Keep Organizing
Teamsters Local 355
Steward Spotlight
CWA 2201
April Delegate Meeting
Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
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IATSE Local 33
General NOTICE: Membership Meeting Sunday, May 2nd, 2021
Teamsters Local 177
DANNY VALDEZ MEMORIAL SERVICE
IATSE Local 33
 
     
‘Lighting a Fuse’: Amazon Vote May Spark More Union Pushes
Posted On: Mar 31, 2021
Mar. 31, 2021 | ORGANIZING | What happens inside a warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, could have major implications not just for the country’s second-largest employer but the labor movement at large. The two sides are fully aware that it’s not just the Bessemer warehouse on the line. Organizers hope what happens there will inspire thousands of workers nationwide — and not just at Amazon — to consider unionizing and revive a labor movement that has been waning for decades. What that outcome will be is anyone’s guess. Appelbaum thinks workers who voted early likely rejected the union because Amazon’s messaging got to them first. He says momentum changed in March as organizers talked to more workers and heard from basketball players and high-profile elected officials, including President Joe Biden… AP News
 
 
Teamsters Local 992
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