'We deserve more': an Amazon warehouse’s high-stakes union drive

'We deserve more': an Amazon warehouse’s high-stakes union drive

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https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2021/feb/23/amazon-bessemer-alabama-union

Workers in Bessemer, Alabama, are pushing for a union – and experts say if they triumph, it could pave the way to organizing fulfillment centers in other states

Darryl Richardson was delighted when he landed a job as a “picker” at the Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama. “I thought, ‘Wow, I’m going to work for Amazon, work for the richest man around,” he said. “I thought it would be a nice facility that would treat you right.”