Management has returned a fired alternate steward to work after a rally and grievance hearing today in front of the Laurelton building. The Working Families Party continues to show up for our local. Thanks city council candidate Alaida Gagarin and Brad Lander who is running for comptroller for your solidarity today and at multiple union actions at UPS.
Amazon workers and the labor movement suffered a high-profile setback when the majority of the workers in Bessemer, Alabama voted against joining the Retail Wholesale and Department Store Workers Union (RWDSU). The loss shows the need for both labor law reform and organizing at a mass scale at the company.
Thanks to the solidarity of Local 804 members and support from the community, the ten wrongfully fired members are returning to their jobs at UPS in Laurelton.
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