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The Legacy of Bessemer: The Amazon Campaign is a Gift to the Labor Movement

RWDSU Critics Have Misrepresented the Facts and Missed the Point

Ever since the RWDSU’s election lost to Amazon in the most-watched union campaign in decades, we have heard from celebrity-seeking “organizing experts,” most of whom weren’t in Alabama, didn’t speak to anyone involved in the RWDSU campaign, yet know exactly what the union organizers did wrong and what they should have done in order to be successful. Read more →

April 23rd, 2021