Amazon Labor Union Ahead in NY Election, Alabama Warehouse Workers Vote No

Amazon workers in Staten Island are poised to approve the first US labor union in the company’s history. A union effort in Alabama didn’t get enough votes, based on preliminary results.
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A day of vote counting in two separate Amazon union elections on Thursday showed contests headed in different directions, but there are no final results in the historic organizing movements. Warehouse workers in Bessemer, Alabama, appeared to vote not to join the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union for the second time in a year, according to unofficial results of 875 yes votes to 993 no votes. However, final …