The spotlight is shining on thousands of workers at an Amazon fulfillment center in Alabama as they vote in a closely watched election where the stakes are high for both union and employer interests.
More than 5,000 employees of the facility in Bessemer, a Birmingham suburb, are mailing in ballots in an election to decide whether they will be represented by the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union (RWDSU). Ballots must be returned by March 29.
Because of its scale and geographic region, the election has garnered nationwide attention. If the RWDSU is successful, the