Sanders Joins Chorus Demanding Rejection of Amazon’s One Medical Purchase / by Kenny Stancil

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks at a rally in Washington, D.C. on June 24, 2021. (Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images) “The function of a rational healthcare system is to provide quality care to all in a cost-effective way, not make billionaires like Jeff Bezos even richer,” said the Vermont senator. Sen. Bernie Sanders on ThursdayContinue reading “Sanders Joins Chorus Demanding Rejection of Amazon’s One Medical Purchase / by Kenny Stancil”

Women take on union busters by stepping up union organizing / by Mark Gruenberg

Women Innovating Labor Leadership (WILL Empower) is an initiative that identifies, convenes and trains women labor leaders. They sponsored the recent discussion about women battling union busters. Photo courtesy of WILL WASHINGTON—Women across America, learning firsthand about the extent to which bosses try to destroy unions, are taking the lead in confronting and battling backContinue reading “Women take on union busters by stepping up union organizing / by Mark Gruenberg”

Bernie Sanders: Amazon Labor Union victory has launched a national movement / by Jake Johnson

At left: Chris Smalls, president of the Amazon Labor Union, center, with other members of ALU marching at the Amazon JFK8 distribution center in Staten Island, Oct. 25, 2021. At right: Sen. Bernie Sanders. | AP photos On an organizing call Monday night with leaders of the Amazon Labor Union, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Ind.-Vt., said he believesContinue reading “Bernie Sanders: Amazon Labor Union victory has launched a national movement / by Jake Johnson”

Union wins at Staten Island Amazon, too close to call in Alabama / by Mark Gruenberg

Amazon Labor Union organizers are celebrating first-ever Amazon warehouse union election victory. Photo: Luis Feliz Leon BROOKLYN, N.Y.—Workers at the Staten Island Amazon warehouse scored a historic victory today by winning their vote to unionize with the independent Amazon Labor Union. Meanwhile, the vote at the Bessemer, Alabama, warehouse is too close to call because ofContinue reading “Union wins at Staten Island Amazon, too close to call in Alabama / by Mark Gruenberg”