Bloomberg Law
March 17, 2022, 7:32 PM

Amazon Hit with Labor Board Court Petition to Reinstate Worker

Robert Iafolla
Robert Iafolla

The National Labor Relations Board’s top official in Brooklyn asked a federal court to order Inc. to reinstate an employee who was fired after becoming the “public face” of workplace organizing to improve Covid-19 safety protocols at the company’s Staten Island warehouse.

Reinstating Gerald Bryson is crucial to show workers—who are slated to vote in a union election later this month—that the NLRB can protect their labor law rights, Regional Director Kathy Drew-King said in a petition filed Thursday at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Drew-King is seeking the order under the section ...

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