"We have to make Amazon pay all its workers a decent wage in dignified workplaces and for its environmental damage."
"This was an outrageous union-busting campaign by Amazon and we're demanding the company come to the table to bargain," said an attorney for the Amazon Labor Union.
Amazon signed an agreement with Plug Power to "supply 10,950 tons per year of green hydrogen," which will replace grey hydrogen, diesel and other fossil fuels.
Amazon, which has reported $10.3 billion in recent federal contracts, paid CEO Andy Jassy 6,474 times more than it paid its median worker last year.
Media interest in the campaigns at Starbucks and Amazon suggests the American public may finally be paying attention.
Let’s hope it marks the beginning of a renewal of worker power in America.
The ALU clinched a decisive victory today, winning by a wide margin to create the first unionized workplace in Amazon’s extensive network of fulfillment, delivery, and sortation centers across the U.S.
"If Jeff Bezos can afford a $500 million yacht, a $23 million mansion with 25 bathrooms, and a rocket ship to blast a comedian to outer space, you know what?" said the U.S. senator. "Amazon can afford to give its employees a $3 raise."
New research reveals lost rainforest resiliency imperils biodiversity, carbon storage, and the climate "at a global scale."