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    Wow, I can't believe they voted it down.
    Amazon.com, like many big businesses, isnít a fan of labor unions. In contract negotiations, organized workers demand higher wages, layoffs by seniority and sometimes threaten to strike. Amazon has successfully fended off U.S. labor unions since its founding in 1994. On Wednesday, it did once again.

    A small group of maintenance and repair technicians at an Amazon warehouse in Middletown, Del., voted 21-6 against joining the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. The results marked a major victory for Amazon, which risked organized labor gaining a toehold within its operations and using it to recruit tens of thousands more fulfillment center workers across the country.

    Read more: How Amazon Crushed the Union Movement | TIME.com How Amazon Crushed the Union Movement | TIME.com

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    21 to 6 ? Looks like they did it to them self.
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    What the F### is wrong with these people , and to have this happen in a union state

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jimmy View Post
    21 to 6 ? Looks like they did it to them self.
    Yes, and this is what really bugs me! What are people thinking??????
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    My spouse is a full time employee of Amazon. They are paid very well, benefits are excellent and cheaper than my so called "union health and welfare"..Nobody got "crushed"....They just see the futility of paying dues to a
    labor organization" that LONG AGO stopped representing anyone (that is unless your a school bus driver or a state employee). She has seen my so called "union" throw people under the bus on a regular basis, so what's the benefit ?? So some BA can "get his 90K"..? I can buy my own T-shirts...

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    Husband worked for a food delivery company for 8 years. Good pay and excellent benefits. But they jerked those guys around every chance they could. We were ready to leave for a weeks vacation on a trip when his boss told him that day, "sorry, your going to have to postpone, I am short on drivers." This kind of crap went on all of the time. I don't think they could get away with that if they were union.

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    Quote Originally Posted by caltrucker View Post
    My spouse is a full time employee of Amazon. They are paid very well, benefits are excellent and cheaper than my so called "union health and welfare"..Nobody got "crushed"....They just see the futility of paying dues to a
    labor organization" that LONG AGO stopped representing anyone (that is unless your a school bus driver or a state employee). She has seen my so called "union" throw people under the bus on a regular basis, so what's the benefit ?? So some BA can "get his 90K"..? I can buy my own T-shirts...
    I got news for you brother....YOU are the union. Time to stand up and make your voice heard. You feel the need for change? Make it happen!
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