Amazon Faces NLRB Charge Over Ala. Union Drive Response

Law360 (February 16, 2021, 9:28 PM EST) -- Amazon violated federal labor law by attempting to intimidate workers engaged in a union-organizing drive at an Alabama distribution center by blitzing them with anti-union messages, according to a charge filed with the National Labor Relations Board.

By engaging in anti-union communications, including a website that urges workers not to organize because it will cost them exorbitant union dues and make it harder to "stay friendly and get things done," Amazon.com violated the National Labor Relations Act, the unnamed individual said in a charge obtained by Law360.

"I charge that Amazon is interfering with and attempting to restrain and coerce employees...

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