On Monday, a bunch representing staff at Amazon’s warehouses on Staten Island, New York, electronically delivered a petition with no less than 2,000 signatures to America’s Nationwide Labor Relations Board in an effort to exhibit there’s sufficient worker help to carry a vote on whether or not to unionize.
In an electronic mail to The Register, a spokesperson for the NLRB confirmed the submitting had been made to its Area 29 facility in Brooklyn, New York. We perceive the petition is more likely to be revealed on the NLRB web site on Tuesday.
The board didn’t but have a depend of the signatures within the petition however the Nationwide Labor Relations Act of 1935 (NLRA) requires no less than 30 per cent of the employees who can be represented by the proposed union to ask the NLRB to supervise an election. With Amazon’s Staten Island workforce estimated to be round 7,000, about 2,100 folks would wish to help the petition to carry a unionization vote. To determine a union, no less than half the workforce might want to vote in favor.