June 24, 2024
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Amazon workers in New York begin voting in union election

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By Danielle Kaye and Doyinsola Oladipo NEW YORK (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc workers at the company’s JFK8 Staten Island warehouse started casting ballots on Friday on whether to form a union as labor organizers look to New York for the first-ever union victory in the retail giant’s 28-year history. As the second-largest U.S. private employer, Amazon has long been a focus for labor advocates who hope that a single union victory will spark organizing efforts across the country. Geebah Sando, a package sorter who has worked at JFK8 for more than two years, said he is voting in favor of the union. …

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