Red lights and bathroom posters: Amazon's all-out fight to block a union

Bessemer (United States) (AFP) – “Make sure you take care of us!” a worker shouts to two union organizers in orange vests standing at the entrance of Amazon’s warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama — ground zero of a battle over unionizing the American retail giant. The sun is not yet up, but the two organizers Steve and Syrena gamely wave their posters to catch the attention of night-shift workers pouring out of the huge facility and of day-side employees taking over on a foggy Saturday morning. In the glare of car headlights, one can read the words on their posters — “Thanks for your courage!” — …

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