Amazon Mailbox Modification Is Latest Twist in Union Election

May 17, 2021, 8:11 PM

A controversial mailbox outside an Amazon.com Inc. warehouse during a recent union election was modified by the U.S. Postal Service after a senior executive supported its installation, according to testimony at a hearing over the disputed vote.

A USPS official told the hearing Monday that agency personnel removed a divider normally placed between the outgoing mail slot and the parcel slot. Photos displayed during the hearing also showed another missing divider that could potentially let someone collecting letters access outbound mail as well. The revelations followed testimony last week from an Amazon employee who said he saw company security guards ...

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