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Joe Biden weighs in on Amazon union vote

Added 02-28-21 11:22:02pm EST - “President Biden urged workers in Alabama and across the country to make their "voice heard" as Amazon employees at an Alabama facility decide whether to unionize.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “Joe Biden weighs in on Amazon union vote: ‘Make your voice heard’”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

President Biden urged workers in Alabama and across the country to make their “voice heard” as Amazon employees at an Alabama facility decide whether to unionize.

“Today and over the next few days and weeks workers in Alabama and all across America are voting on whether to organize a union in their workplace. This is vitally important - a vitally important choice,” Mr. Biden said in a video posted online Sunday evening.

“There should be no intimidation, no coercion, no threats, no anti-union propaganda,” the president said. “Every worker should have a free and fair choice to join a union…so make your voice heard.”

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Earlier this month, Amazon employees at a facility in Bessemer, Alabama kicked off the first major unionization push at the company since 2014. The workers are voting by mail on whether to join the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU).

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