Bloomberg Law
March 24, 2022, 6:38 PMUpdated: March 24, 2022, 8:21 PM

AFL-CIO to Boost Amazon Organizing Efforts With Teamsters (1)

Ian Kullgren
Ian Kullgren

The AFL-CIO will help the International Brotherhood of Teamsters unionize Inc. warehouses, federation President Liz Shuler said Thursday.

“We need cross-union collaboration,” Shuler said in an interview with Bloomberg in Washington. “Amazon is huge. Is one union going to be able to organize Amazon by themselves? No. So we need the full breadth and scope and might of the labor movement to come together.”

The partnership would bring a rare level of coordination between the two groups, which have been estranged for nearly two decades and had a fraught relationship for most of the 20th century. Now they will ...

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