New York, NY – Timothy Michael Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York, on Thursday, gave his blessing to an upcoming Catholic Charities mission to Central America slated to depart the day after Easter — and the union leader taking part in the effort says its about “changing the narrative” surrounding immigration and being able to…
NEW YORK, N.Y.—About 100 people traveled to the isolated western reaches of Staten Island Apr. 2 to demand that Amazon rehire warehouse worker Rashad Long, who recently filed a complaint charging that he was fired for speaking out against oppressive conditions on the job.
New York, NY – Whether or not the deal is really dead, Governor Andrew Cuomo’s efforts to revivify the ashes of “Amazon HQ2” have already succeeded in stoking lots anger and recriminations from everyone involved in the issue. But what’s to be made of the way this “Union Town” has reacted to the brouhaha?
New York, NY – This Valentine’s Day, Amazon proved something many have always known — Jeff Bezos and Co. love corporate welfare…but they hate organized labor and worker solidarity even more.
New York, NY – Opponents of the heavily subsided plan to establish a new headquarters for Amazon.com in Long Island City, say, if, indeed, the contentious deal is falling apart, as reports suggest, the online giant has only itself to blame.
New York, NY – The head of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union [RWDSU] is dismissing limited union support for notoriously anti-union CEO Jeff Bezos and his bid to establish a new HQ for Amazon.com in Long Island City, Queens — while also expressing hope that his brothers in the House of Labor will…
NEW YORK, N.Y.—“Amazon must be broken up,” Sharan Burrow, the Australian general secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation, told a Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union forum on the digital economy and the future of work Jan. 16.
New York, NY – Online retail giant Amazon.com has a notorious record of “mistreating and dehumanizing workers” in some 16 countries around the globe — and if you turn a blind eye to it, you should forget about calling yourself “pro-labor.”
New York, NY – Confronted with a workplace environment more hospitable to beeping robots than warm-blooded human beings — employees at Amazon’s “fulfillment center” on Staten Island on Wednesday took to the steps of City Hall to sound the alarm about working conditions that also invoke fears of a latter-day Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire waiting…
By Steven Wishnia NEW YORK, N.Y.—Citing Amazon’s long anti-labor record, the union representing New York City’s retail workers has come out strongly against the city and state promising the online-sales behemoth more than $2.5 billion in subsidies to locate its new branch headquarters in Long Island City.