Amazon tried to overturn the Staten Island vote, claiming outside interference and intimidation. We intend to appeal the NLRB’s decision.
As workers and unions battle all out for unionization across various major tech companies, Amazon is one of the companies that has frequently defended itself. That happened again this week following a union vote at Amazon’s warehouse on Staten Island. I tried to overturn it, but the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) supported the vote. Amazon shows a deliberate appeal.
Recent events and upvotes regarding Amazon’s warehouse on Staten Island were recently reported via CNBC. According to reports, Amazon alleged that his NLRB office, which oversees the election, directly interfered with union movements. Additionally, Amazon alleged that the Amazon Labor Union (ALU) intimidated workers into voting to form a union. In a Jan. 11, 2023 filing, Cornele Overstreet, of the NLRB’s Phoenix office, said she agreed with an earlier federal labor ruling that Amazon’s claims should be dismissed.
While this may be considered a win for the Staten Island Union and the Amazon Union, it’s not over yet. According to Amazon spokesperson Kelly Nantel, Amazon still has the option to appeal and will likely do so.
“As I’ve said from the beginning, I don’t believe this election process is fair, legal, or representative of most of what the team wants.
Amazon CEO Andy Jassy also addressed the issue, saying that while Amazon has contested the NLRB, the company will need to take the matter to a higher federal level to properly deal with the ruling. claimed.
“I think NLRB will do the trick,” says Jassy. “Probably the NLRB is unlikely to rule against itself, and it’s quite possible that it will end up in federal court.”
The facility has attempted to organize within Amazon, such as hiring the company itself to use certain union-busting language in job descriptions, and Jussy himself, who has been accused of violating labor laws with allegedly anti-union language. , faced several allegations of anti-union tactics. comment. So it looks like the Staten Island Workers Union and the Amazon Workers Union are still in a legal battle if they want to strengthen their recent organization. Stay tuned for further updates and details.