Amazon warehouse workers unionization vote to move ahead

San Francisco (AFP) – Amazon workers at a large US distribution center will begin voting Monday on whether to unionize after labor regulators rejected a request by the e-commerce giant to delay the process. Ballots will be mailed to workers at the fulfillment center in Bessemer, Alabama, and voting will continue through March 29, according to the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union conducting the drive. Amazon had asked the National Labor Relations Board last month to reconsider allowing mail-in balloting, and instead require in-person voting. “Amazon’s blatant disregard for the healt…

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