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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Friday praised union organizers at an Amazon warehouse in Alabama "for their courage and willingness to stand up for workers' rights." (Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)</p></div></div></div> News
Despite Defeat, Sanders Calls Those Behind Amazon Union Drive an 'Inspiration to Workers' Nationwide
The senator also called for changes in federal law, declaring that "workers should not be intimidated or badgered by a company" for organizing.
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Union to File Charges Against Amazon Over 'Blatantly Illegal Conduct' in Bessemer Election
"Amazon's conduct has been despicable. We demand a comprehensive investigation over Amazon's behavior in corrupting this election."
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Emails obtained by the labor advocacy group More Perfect Union reveal Amazon officials pressured the United States Post Office into installing an unmarked drop box at a Bessemer, Alabama fulfillment center as workers began voting on whether to unionize the facility. (Photo: More Perfect Union/Twitter) News
Emails Reveal Amazon Pushed USPS for Private Box at Alabama Warehouse as Union Vote Began
"Amazon felt it was above the law and worked with the Postal Service anyway to install one. They did this because it provided a clear ability to intimidate workers."
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 Immigrants staged rally and march for immigrants rights and commemorate death from Covid-19 pandemic on Times Square. Protesters demand equal right for undocumented immigrant workers and commemorate death of undocumented immigrants from Covid-19 disease and requested financial relief the same way as citizen received from government. (Photo: Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images) News
New York to Offer Undocumented Migrants Up to $15,600 in Pandemic Relief
"Today, our work today has been recognized," said one undocumented worker and organizer. "Our dignity has been recognized, and our dignity has been lifted by passing this fund."
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Organized labor advocates rallied in downtown Los Angeles on March 22, 2021 in solidarity with Amazon workers amid their historic unionization vote in Bessemer, Alabama. (Photo: Al Seib/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images) News
'Passing the PRO Act Is Not a Spectator Sport': AFL-CIO Leads National Day of Action
"Stronger unions mean higher wages, safer working conditions, and dignity for all people who work. The PRO Act is our first step to get there."
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Members of National Nurses United, the largest nurses union in the United States, protest in front of the White House April 21, 2020 in Washington, D.C. News
Fauci Admits PPE Shortages Under Trump Increased Covid Death Toll of Frontline Healthcare Workers
More than 3,600 health workers died of Covid-19 during the first year of the pandemic, according to a new investigation.
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Workers walk a picket line in front of the Miami Tower as they strike against the building's cleaning contractor, SFM Services, on February 12, 2021 in Miami, Florida. They accuse the company of having unsafe working conditions, low wages, intimidation and retaliation over union organizing efforts. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images) News
While Hospital Janitor Got a $6 Cafeteria Voucher, Its CEO Took Home $30 Million
"We need to do better for working people," said one advocate.
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People hold pro-worker signs and rally outside a Whole Foods Market after marching from Amazon headquarters in solidarity with Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama on March 26, 2021. News
Decades-Long Corporate Assault on Unions Has Cost Typical Worker $3,250 a Year: Report
"This decline of unions wasn't inevitable—it was a deliberate policy choice made on behalf of wealthy interests and corporations, and it can be reversed."
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Frances Taplett says goodbye to her daughter, Claire, 5, while dropping her off with Debra Davis, the director of the Whitehead Institute at Bright Horizons in Cambridge, Massachusetts on August 13, 2020. (Photo: Craig F. Walker/The Boston Globe via Getty Images) News
Beyond Bridges and Roads, Bowman Makes Case for 'Care Infrastructure'
"What we need to understand better as a nation is that our infrastructure does not just look like steel, concrete, and transport—it is also the nurturing, patience, and diligence of care workers."
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A protester holds a sign showing the worldwide death toll from the coronavirus pandemic outside Pfizer's headquarters in New York City on March 11, 2021. (Photo: Erick McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images) News
Amnesty International's Annual Global Human Rights Report Details Harm—and Heroism—Amid Pandemic
"Covid-19 has brutally exposed and deepened inequality both within and between countries, and highlighted the staggering disregard our leaders have for our shared humanity."
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