Bloomberg Law
Dec. 27, 2021, 10:07 AM

Amazon Labor Board Settlement is ‘Crucial’ for Union Organizing

Ian Kullgren
Ian Kullgren

A sweeping settlement between Inc. and the federal labor board could give unions their best chance yet to establish a beachhead in efforts to organize workers at the nation’s largest e-commerce company.

In the agreement, made public Dec. 23, Amazon promised to give workers more leeway to conduct union activity inside warehouses, and it pledged to inform current and former employees of their labor rights through a direct email—an extraordinary step that could reach more than 1 million workers.

The settlement shows how Democratic leaders at the National Labor Relations Board hope to wield federal power to give ...

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