Amazon has reached a settlement in the United States with the National Labor Relations Board, an agency that monitors the correct implementation of labour laws. This will make it easier for warehouse workers to unionise in the future.
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The result of the vote on the formation of the first American trade union at Amazon may be declared invalid. The e-commerce giant allegedly pressured its employees to vote against it.
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