March 12, 2021

Senator asks Amazon’s Bezos to testify on union drive

Washington (AFP) – Senator Bernie Sanders said Friday he wants Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to testify at a hearing on what the progressive lawmaker called a “union-busting” campaign at one of the e-commerce giant’s facilities. Sanders said he asked the tech baron to appear at a Wednesday committee hearing to discuss the union election being held at Amazon’s warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama. The former presidential candidate said Amazon “is currently engaged in an aggressive union-busting campaign against Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama to stop them from collectively bargaining for better wages…

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