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Rosenberg: Union Drive at Amazon Signals a Potential Sea Change for Labor

Labor News, Industry News

Reprinted from The Washington Post by Eli Rosenberg on April 6, 2021.

“In the 1930s and 40s, a big upswing in union organizing in the United States was marked by successful campaigns at high-profile companies like General Motors, Ford, US Steel and AT&T,” writes Eli Rosenberg in The Washington Post.

“Now, organizers are hoping that the union fight at Amazon could serve as a similar bellwether, particularly if it is successful — capitalizing on the most pro-labor climate in Washington in decades to inspire a wave of organizing around the country.

“The votes are still being tallied in Bessemer, Alabama, where workers have been organizing to form the first US-based union at an Amazon warehouse. …

The Washington Post 4/6

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