Amazon Job Ad for Union Tracker Passes Muster: NLRB Lawyers (1)

April 15, 2021, 2:47 PM; Updated: April 15, 2021, 3:58 PM

Amazon.com Inc.’s job listing for an intelligence analyst to track “labor organizing threats” didn’t create an impression of employee surveillance that violated federal labor law, the National Labor Relations Board’s legal unit said.

The NLRB’s advice division told the agency’s Seattle office in a March memo not to issue an unfair labor practice complaint against Amazon for the intelligence analyst job posting. The case is closed. Neither the memo, which the agency made public Thursday, nor the case docket identifies who filed the initial charge against the company.

Amazon’s efforts to avoid unionization have come under public scrutiny as part...

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