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Amazon, Workers Agree to Hold Union Election in Staten Island

Feb. 16, 2022, 7:44 PM

Amazon.com Inc. and workers at a company warehouse in Staten Island, New York, have reached a tentative agreement to hold a union election, according to U.S. labor officials.

The National Labor Relations Board said in a statement Wednesday that it would announce the election timing and format in due course. Earlier, the fledgling Amazon Labor Union said an in-person vote would be held from March 25 to March 30.

The ALU confronts daunting odds. Despite a spirited campaign, the far more established Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union lost an election last year at an Amazon fulfillment center in Bessemer, ...