Biden backs Amazon workers’ right to unionize


Washington (AFP) – US President Joe Biden on Sunday backed the right of Amazon workers to unionize, but stopped short of explicitly encouraging them to form a union. Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Alabama began voting in February on whether to form the first American union at the e-commerce giant that could pave the way for further unionization in the US at one of the world’s most powerful companies. “Workers in Alabama and all across America are voting on whether to organize a union in their workplace,” Biden said in a video posted to Twitter. “This is vitally important — a vitally import…

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