Amazon’s Union Busting Is Subsidized by the Government

Irina Baranova

In the wake of a historic labor victory at one of its Staten Island warehouses earlier this month, Amazon is reportedly ramping up its union-busting operations across New York and beyond. Those attempts to crush a union are effectively subsidized by government money in states whose politicians portray themselves as pro-labor. […]

Amazon’s Objections Show Labor Law’s Flaws

Irina Baranova

Workers at Amazon’s JFK8 warehouse on Staten Island voted by a margin of 2,654 to 2,131 in favor of unionizing with the independent Amazon Labor Union (ALU). If our labor laws worked, Amazon would now be required to bargain with ALU. But, instead of accepting the election results, Amazon is doing its […]