Workers at Amazon’s LDJ5 plant on Staten Island in New York City will vote on whether to join the Amazon Labor Union starting April 25, sources said a report from CNBC. It is the second Amazon store on Staten Island to host union elections. Workers at the company’s JFK8 facility – who also want to be represented by ALU – Voting starts on March 25th.
Accordingly CNBCthe LDJ5 vote will be held in person and the National Labor Relations Board will evaluate the results from May 2nd.
It was a long road to this election for the workers at LDJ5. The camp was initially included in a workers’ petition to the NLRB to hold elections at multiple Staten Island facilities, but the ALU withdrew this request so it might focus on JFK8. The union later submitted a new application for LDJ5 who receive the starting shot from the NLRB earlier this month.
The NLRB has accused Amazon of various anti-union practices as workers at its Staten Island facilities began organizing. The Labor Inspectorate has filed a lawsuit against the company, alleging that it Workers threatened, monitored and interrogated involved in organizational efforts and even fired one in retaliation for his union activities. Amazon has disputed these accounts.
The NLRB also found that Amazon interfered in a union election in Bessemer, Alabama, last yearwhat led to it order a repair. According to Bessemer, the votes for the Bessemer re-election will be counted on March 28th CNBC.
Amazon has not responded to this The edge‘s request for comment Friday.
https://www.theverge.com/2022/3/18/22985518/amazon-warehouse-union-election-second-staten-island-ldj5 Workers at another Amazon warehouse in NYC now have a union election date