Amazon rejects union drive for 50,000 jobs in New York

Source: AP

The New York-based consultants hired by Amazon to secure its second headquarters said it had enough interested parties in the city that did not desire a union representation vote. The assembly hired by the online retail giant later said it decided not to meet with any of the leaders of a union drive among its New York Amazon workers.

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Amazon, Inc., headquarters in Seattle, Washington. However, employees of the company are based in many different cities across the world. Many executives at the online retail and technology conglomerate travel to those locations during the week on business. ASSOCIATED PRESS Enlarge

Aspects of company performance are assigned to specific cities and campuses for review. New York City was the company’s first major international effort and though New York City’s costs have increased significantly since then, Amazon and its management considered it an impressive accomplishment. Source: Bloomberg.


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