Amazon warehouse workers on Staten Island push for union vote

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Amazon workers hold a walkout over conditions at a Staten Island warehouse in March 2020. Spencer Platt/Getty Images

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Some 2,000 Amazon warehouse workers on Staten Island have signed a call for unionization and on Monday plan to ask federal labor officials to authorize a union vote.

The push in New York ratchets up growing unionization efforts at Amazon, which is now the second-largest U.S. private employer. The company has for years fought off labor organizing at its facilities. In April,

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