Union drive at Amazon warehouse fails after bitter campaign – HEDGE accordingly

San Francisco (AFP) – A contentious unionization drive at an Amazon warehouse in the southern US state of Alabama failed Friday as a vote count showed a wide majority of workers rejecting the move. In a tally streamed live online, National Labor Relations Board officials recorded a “no” vote majority of 1,798 to 738, a stinging defeat in the push to create the first labor union at a US-based Amazon facility. Union activists vowed to demand a re-vote, claiming the US tech and retail giant used unfair tactics. Of the 5,876 eligible voters, 3,041 submitted ballots, some of which were voided or ch…

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