Amazon facility in Alabama ordered to re-run union election

By Julia Love and Jeffrey Dastin | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO – A regional director for the U.S. National Labor Relations Board has issued a decision ordering a re-run of a union election at an Amazon.com Inc facility in Alabama, a spokeswoman for the NLRB said on Monday.

Workers at the warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, rejected forming a union by a more than 2-to-1 margin in April. But in August, an NLRB hearing officer said the company’s conduct around the previous vote interfered with the Bessemer union election.

“Today’s decision confirms what we were saying all along – that Amazon’s intimidation and interference prevented workers from having a fair say in

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