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Teamsters Organizing Amazon
by Solidarity Forever
Tuesday Jun 22nd, 2021 8:21 PM
A new, bigger union is taking on Amazon, the Teamsters. Get your vaccine, take your vitamins, and eat your fruits & vegetables because this labor organizing effort will bring us the future some of us have waited decades for. Young and old, we stand in solidarity with Amazon workers.
A new, bigger union is taking on Amazon, the Teamsters. Get your vaccine, take your vitamins ,and eat your fruits & vegetables because this labor organizing effort will bring us the future some of us have waited decades for. Young and old, we stand in solidarity with Amazon workers.

The vote is Thursday, 6/24/21, virtually and according to Motherboard, it "is expected to pass resoundingly." See https://www.vice.com/en/article/akg7pp/the-teamsters-announce-coordinated-nationwide-project-to-unionize-amazon

See also
https://www.cnbc.com/2021/06/22/teamsters-to-vote-thursday-on-sweeping-push-to-unionize-amazon-workers.html
and
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/teamsters-launch-massive-nationwide-effort-to-unionize-amazon-workers/ar-AALkutC?ocid=uxbndlbing

At the MSN website, it is noted that
"The resolution alleges that Amazon “exploits its employees, contractors, and employees of contractors via: wage theft, fraudulent classification, intense production quotas, dehumanizing work environments, unsafe workplaces and production standards, low wages, high turnover, no voice on the job, lack of job security and outsourced jobs.”"
and
"The Teamsters have spent five years speaking to thousands of Amazon workers to develop the best strategies for organizing, the resolution states."

We are black, brown, yellow, red, and white,
Same enemy, same fight,
Workers of the world, unite!

Solidarity forever!
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