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June 14, 1951
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Teamsters Local 355
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Unions Can Organize High-Turnover Workplaces
Posted On: May 25, 2023
May 25, 2023 | ORGANIZING | When the Amazon Labor Union (ALU) first submitted union authorization cards, “we had to withdraw and file again,” recalled organizing committee member Justine Medina, “because Amazon challenged over one thousand of our signatures, saying they no longer worked there.” The sky-high turnover at the eight-thousand-worker fulfillment center on New York’s Staten Island made collecting cards “a race against Amazon firing everyone,” she said. Amazon has an annual turnover of 150 percent. […] Despite the churn, at Amazon, in charter schools, in restaurants, and among student workers, unions are developing strategies to organize high-turnover workplaces. Jacobin
 
 
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