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Amazon Workers File Petition for Union Election Near Albany, NY

Aug. 16, 2022, 9:17 PM

Amazon.com Inc. workers have filed a petition to hold a union election at a company warehouse near Albany, New York.

The group, which is affiliated with the upstart Amazon Labor Union, on Tuesday asked the National Labor Relations Board for permission to hold a vote at the ALB1 facility, according to NLRB spokesperson Kayla Blado.

Under NLRB rules, workers must gather the support of at least 30% of their co-workers to call such a vote. Heather Goodall, lead organizer of the effort, declined to disclose how many signatures she and her colleagues had collected but said she was confident they’d ...