(ALBANY, N.Y.) -- Amazon workers at a warehouse in Albany, New York, voted overwhelmingly against unionization on Tuesday. The union loss marks a second consecutive defeat at a U.S. Amazon facility for the Amazon Labor Union, or ALU, the worker-led labor organization behind the historic... Read More.
(JOLIET, Ill.) -- Employees at a Joliet, Illinois, Amazon warehouse have filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against the company, alleging corporate abuse, racial discrimination, and retaliation. According to the complaint filed Tuesday, a group of Black employees at the MDW2 Fulfillment... Read More.
(CHICAGO) -- One person is dead and two were inujured after a shooting at a WeatherTech warehouse in the Chicago suburb of Bolingbrook early Saturday morning, ABC Chicago station, WLS reported. Officers were dispatched to 1 Weathertech Way at 6:25 a.m. Saturday in response to reports... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Chris Smalls was fired from his Amazon warehouse job in 2020, after leading a protest over fears working conditions could lead to a coronavirus outbreak at the Staten Island, New York, facility. Now, Smalls has a new job: president of the Amazon... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has extended the shelf life of up to 1 million rapid COVID-19 tests that had expired in a Florida warehouse. Earlier this month, Gov. Ron DeSantis' administration revealed between 800,000 and 1 million Abbott BinaxNOW COVID-19 tests... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A devastating tornado outbreak in western Kentucky has claimed the lives of at least 50 people, according to Gov. Andy Beshear. The total could reach 75 to 100 people, he added, calling it "one of the toughest nights in Kentucky history." "Dozens" were... Read More.
(BRUZGI, Belarus) -- Parsa Akram now lives with her mother, father and brother under a warehouse shelf. The space is about 2 meters wide. The 18-year-old and her mother sleep in a tent, her brother and father on the ground. They are among hundreds of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A coalition of Amazon warehouse workers in New York City have officially filed a petition for a union election with the National Labor Relations Board on Monday. Kayla Blado, the press secretary for the National Labor Relations Board, confirmed to ABC News... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — The union that sought to represent Amazon workers in Alabama has accused the e-commerce giant of interfering in the vote that resulted in warehouse employees not forming a labor union. The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) said Monday that it filed... Read More.
(BESSEMER, Ala.) -- Amazon has secured an apparent victory as warehouse workers in Alabama voted not to form a labor union. Of the some 3,200 votes cast in the closely-watched union election, a total of 1,798 votes were against unionization, compared to 738 in favor... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(OAKLAND, Calif.) -- The main leaseholder of an Oakland warehouse that caught fire during a party in 2016, killing 36 people, was sentenced Monday to 12 years in prison but may spend the remainder of his... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Two men have been charged with murder after the body of a teen was found wrapped in plastic at a New York City fish market.The 19-year-old was unconscious and unresponsive when she was... Read More.