Labour union wins election at Amazon warehouse in New York

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More than 2,600 votes were cast for unionisation, versus 2,100 against
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More than 2,600 votes were cast for unionisation, versus 2,100 against

It is the first successful unionisation effort at an Amazon warehouse in the USA

The Amazon Labor Union (ALU) was declared the winner of a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) election conducted in Staten Island, New York, on Friday, in one of the most significant worker victo...

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