Bloomberg Law
Free Newsletter Sign Up
Bloomberg Law
Welcome
Go
Free Newsletter Sign Up

Amazon Workers in Staten Island File Petition for Union Election

Oct. 25, 2021, 9:19 PM

Amazon.com Inc. workers hoping to unionize four company facilities in Staten Island formally filed a petition with federal labor officials to hold a union election.

The National Labor Relations Board said Monday it had received workers’ signatures from the fledgling Amazon Labor Union. Under federal rules, organizers must win the backing of at least 30% of employees, a threshold the labor board said had been met. The union said it collected approximately 2,000 union cards and that the Staten Island facilities employ about 5,500 workers.

Union leaders celebrated the filing but acknowledged this is only the beginning of what promises ...

To read the full article log in.

Learn more about a Bloomberg Law subscription