Biden to visit Javelin missile factory in Alabama

The White House announced on Wednesday that President Biden will visit a Javelin anti-tank missile factory in Alabama next week, the source of a weapon that plays a key role in Ukraine’s defense against a two-month Russian invasion. Mr. Biden will visit the Lockheed Martin facility amid concerns that the United States is depleting its […]

Amazon Appeals Labor Organizers Alabama Union Vote

“Based on the evidence we have seen so far, as we have stated in our appeals, we think that the actions of the NLRB and ALU improperly suppressed and influenced the vote, and we think that for a fair election, the re-election should be held. Amazon spokesperson Kelly Nantel said in a statement that broadly […]

Unity Roads Vote In Alabama On Amazon, Challenges Pending

The National Labor Relations Board said on Thursday that union supporters narrowly followed the opposition in union elections held at an Amazon warehouse in Alabama. However, the vote was much closer than the vote in the same warehouse last year. voted down unity is more than a 2 to 1 ratio. The union received 993 […]

Amazon, union organizers face off again in Alabama

BESSEMER, Ala. (AP)—Bessemer may be a second-time draw for union organizers at an Amazon warehouse in Alabama—or it may not. After a crushing defeat last year in which a majority of workers voted against forming a union, the Retail, Wholesale and Department Stores Union hopes for a different outcome in the re-election. The National Labor […]

Mercedes Opens Alabama Battery Factory, Part of the Southern Wave

WOODSTOCK, Ala. — The auto industry’s transition to battery power is expected to result in job losses because making an electric vehicle requires fewer workers than making a gasoline-powered car. But that probably won’t be the case in Alabama. The state became the beneficiary this week of a factory that will produce battery packs for […]

Timeline Set for New Syndication Vote at Amazon Warehouse in Alabama

Amazon workers in Alabama will have one more chance to vote to form a union this winter, as the National Labor Relations Board schedules a mail-in election to begin February 4. The agency said Tuesday that workers will have until March 25 to present their votes. The institution will count the votes on March 28. […]

Amazon Union Voting in Alabama Broken by Regional Labor Office

A district office of the National Labor Relations Board on Monday ordered a new union election at an Amazon warehouse in Alabama and approved the union challenge, in a vote the company definitively won. NS decision widely expected after a trial clerk suggested trashing the results and holding a new election in august. After the […]