Breaking News
Investing Pro 0
Cyber Monday Extended SALE: Up to 60% OFF InvestingPro+ CLAIM OFFER

Amazon's new union demands company start bargaining in May

Stock Markets Apr 03, 2022 05:35PM ET
Saved. See Saved Items.
This article has already been saved in your Saved Items
 
© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Workers stand in line to cast ballots for a union election at Amazon's JFK8 distribution center, in the Staten Island borough of New York City, U.S., March 25, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid./File Photo
 
AMZN
-0.76%
Add to/Remove from Watchlist
Add to Watchlist
Add Position

Position added successfully to:

Please name your holdings portfolio
 
TWTR
+0.00%
Add to/Remove from Watchlist
Add to Watchlist
Add Position

Position added successfully to:

Please name your holdings portfolio
 

(Reuters) - The union that Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) workers recently voted to represent them has demanded the company start bargaining in early May and cease any changes to employment terms at their warehouse in the interim, according to a letter the group issued Saturday on Twitter (NYSE:TWTR).

The Amazon Labor Union also demanded the retailer respect workers' rights to union representation during disciplinary meetings, the letter said. Amazon did not immediately comment.

On Friday, after some 55% of workers voted to make their warehouse in Staten Island, New York Amazon's first unionized worksite in the United States, the company said it may file objections before the election result is certified.

Amazon's new union demands company start bargaining in May
 

Related Articles

Add a Comment

Comment Guidelines

We encourage you to use comments to engage with other users, share your perspective and ask questions of authors and each other. However, in order to maintain the high level of discourse we’ve all come to value and expect, please keep the following criteria in mind:  

  •            Enrich the conversation, don’t trash it.

  •           Stay focused and on track. Only post material that’s relevant to the topic being discussed. 

  •           Be respectful. Even negative opinions can be framed positively and diplomatically. Avoid profanity, slander or personal attacks directed at an author or another user. Racism, sexism and other forms of discrimination will not be tolerated.

  • Use standard writing style. Include punctuation and upper and lower cases. Comments that are written in all caps and contain excessive use of symbols will be removed.
  • NOTE: Spam and/or promotional messages and comments containing links will be removed. Phone numbers, email addresses, links to personal or business websites, Skype/Telegram/WhatsApp etc. addresses (including links to groups) will also be removed; self-promotional material or business-related solicitations or PR (ie, contact me for signals/advice etc.), and/or any other comment that contains personal contact specifcs or advertising will be removed as well. In addition, any of the above-mentioned violations may result in suspension of your account.
  • Doxxing. We do not allow any sharing of private or personal contact or other information about any individual or organization. This will result in immediate suspension of the commentor and his or her account.
  • Don’t monopolize the conversation. We appreciate passion and conviction, but we also strongly believe in giving everyone a chance to air their point of view. Therefore, in addition to civil interaction, we expect commenters to offer their opinions succinctly and thoughtfully, but not so repeatedly that others are annoyed or offended. If we receive complaints about individuals who take over a thread or forum, we reserve the right to ban them from the site, without recourse.
  • Only English comments will be allowed.

Perpetrators of spam or abuse will be deleted from the site and prohibited from future registration at Investing.com’s discretion.

Write your thoughts here
 
Are you sure you want to delete this chart?
 
Post
Post also to:
 
Replace the attached chart with a new chart ?
1000
Your ability to comment is currently suspended due to negative user reports. Your status will be reviewed by our moderators.
Please wait a minute before you try to comment again.
Thanks for your comment. Please note that all comments are pending until approved by our moderators. It may therefore take some time before it appears on our website.
Comments (5)
Tommy Rommazontz
Tommy Rommazontz Apr 03, 2022 8:15PM ET
Saved. See Saved Items.
This comment has already been saved in your Saved Items
As if the union could do better. Lock them out. Close it down. defeat the useless unions.
Jomo Kieta
Jomo Kieta Apr 03, 2022 8:15PM ET
Saved. See Saved Items.
This comment has already been saved in your Saved Items
Anti union middle class people are so uneducated! Look at history and see the way workers were treated prior to unions.
Steven Kilgore
Steven Kilgore Apr 03, 2022 6:11PM ET
Saved. See Saved Items.
This comment has already been saved in your Saved Items
I wouldn’t be supprised if one or a combination of the following happens. Amazon fully automates (from the partial automation they have now) and resduced employees to a nominal amout. At which point who cares if the dozen or so people at each center are union or not. They will be skilled labor, ie technicians. Another thought is they close down the center but I doubt that. Lastly, and this is the one I figure, they outsource the employees very simular to the way they did drivers. They set a price they pay each hour worked and again wont care is Amazon is unionized as they will set the price per hour, take it or leave it. Lastly, they will tell the union to kick rocks, unskilled labor isn’t that hard to find when you already pay better than market. The union wont care, they duped the workes into paying dues, they wont care if they can’t do any better. Unlike more skilled professionals like teachers, fireman, police, some auto workers, it’s easy to replace a warhouse worker.
JOSE BLANCO
JOSE BLANCO Apr 03, 2022 5:51PM ET
Saved. See Saved Items.
This comment has already been saved in your Saved Items
I suspect Amazon will end up closing it down. We will see.
JOSE BLANCO
JOSE BLANCO Apr 03, 2022 5:51PM ET
Saved. See Saved Items.
This comment has already been saved in your Saved Items
I suspect Amazon will end up closing it down. We will see.
Safeer Safeer
Safeer Safeer Apr 03, 2022 1:20AM ET
Saved. See Saved Items.
This comment has already been saved in your Saved Items
safeer
 
Are you sure you want to delete this chart?
 
Post
 
Replace the attached chart with a new chart ?
1000
Your ability to comment is currently suspended due to negative user reports. Your status will be reviewed by our moderators.
Please wait a minute before you try to comment again.
Add Chart to Comment
Confirm Block

Are you sure you want to block %USER_NAME%?

By doing so, you and %USER_NAME% will not be able to see any of each other's Investing.com's posts.

%USER_NAME% was successfully added to your Block List

Since you’ve just unblocked this person, you must wait 48 hours before renewing the block.

Report this comment

I feel that this comment is:

Comment flagged

Thank You!

Your report has been sent to our moderators for review
Continue with Google
or
Sign up with Email