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Attempt to create a union at a second Amazon headquarters fails in New York

Workers at an Amazon headquarters in New York They refused to create a union, according to Monday’s vote count, a month after employees at a neighboring warehouse managed to form their own.

62% of workers at the Staten Island facility voted against the labor unionwith 618 employees against and 380 in favor, according to the results published by US officials.

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The election in the LDJ5 was carried out after the unexpected victory of the labor union from amazonon April 1, at the JFK8 site in Staten Island, where the first labor union from amazon in USA.

The result in April is one of the biggest recent victories for the workforce, earning applause from President Joe Biden and other union leaders, some of whom visited Staten Island before the vote.

However, the workers knew defeat in their last campaign.

“The count is over. The election ended without the recognition of the labor unionrecognized the Union union on Twitter. “The organization will continue in these facilities and beyond. The fight is just beginning.”

The company amazon It also challenges the union victory won in April, arguing that the group’s representatives intimidated workers and that government officials and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) were biased against the company.

An official statement from the NLRB set a hearing on the complaints filed by amazon for May 23 in Phoenix.

The Union union rejected the complaints of amazon considering them baseless, saying that the company uses delaying tactics to avoid negotiating a contract.

Source: Elcomercio

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