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Amazon Union Has Sufficient Signatures for New York Election

  • Company also faces a do-over election in Bessemer, Alabama
  • Fledgling New York union founded without labor movement help
Protesters Strike On Essentials Workers Rights Outside An Amazon Facility
Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg
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Amazon.com Inc. workers at a facility in Staten Island, New York, have collected enough signatures to hold an election on whether to join a union, according to U.S. labor officials.

There is “sufficient showing” to proceed with a petition from the fledgling Amazon Labor Union, a National Labor Relations Board representative said in an email Wednesday.