BAmazon Pt 2! The Amazon Union Drive in Alabama w/ Alexander Richey of Payday Repor‪t‬

Part two of our series on the Amazon union drive in Alabama. We talk with Alexander Richey , the first-ever Bill Greider Grant recipient with Payday Report, about the situation on the ground as Amazon’s Bessemer warehouse prepares to vote on whether they will become the first unionized “Amazon Fulfillment Center.” Continue reading “BAmazon Pt 2! The Amazon Union Drive in Alabama w/ Alexander Richey of Payday Repor‪t‬”

BAmazon! The Amazon Union Drive in Alabama, w/ Mike Elk of “Payday Report‪”‬

One of the most important union organizing drives in recent history is playing out in the Birmingham-Bessemer, Alabama area as Amazon workers are holding a union vote due to end next Monday.  We spoke with Mike Elk, the creator and editor of “Payday Report,” about the situation in Alabama, the impact of Joe Biden’s endorsement, the intersection of Black Lives Matter and the union efforts, and Amazon’s attempts to intimidate and defeat the organizing drive. Continue reading “BAmazon! The Amazon Union Drive in Alabama, w/ Mike Elk of “Payday Report‪”‬”