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Biden backs right of Amazon workers to attempt to organize

“I’ve lengthy mentioned America wasn’t constructed by Wall Avenue,” the president started. “It was constructed by the center class, and unions constructed the center class.”

Biden has lengthy cultivated a picture as a buddy of organized labor however had beforehand largely steered clear of the efforts to organize Amazon’s workers at a location in Bessemer, Ala. Some 6,000 workers on the Alabama facility have been voting whether or not to organize.

“If we don’t have the chief of the free world talking up and saying, I’ve obtained these workers’ backs, in order that they’ll truly freely select their union … We’re leaving them stranded,” Sara Nelson, president of the Affiliation of Flight Attendants-CWA instructed POLITICO in an interview.

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