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Some Amazon workers have a union. Next up is a contract.

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Amazon union organizers stand in front of microphones at a press conference following the vote for the unionization of the Amazon Staten Island warehouse in New York. A sign reads "Union rights for all Amazon workers."

Union organizer Christian Smalls speaks following the April 1, 2022, vote for the unionization of the Amazon Staten Island warehouse in New York. Andrea Renault/AFP via Getty Images

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Amazon union showcases the power of grassroots labor organizing, professor says

by David Brancaccio and Rose Conlon Apr 4, 2022
Local union organizers "robbed Amazon of one of its best anti-union arguments," says Adam Seth Litwin of Cornell.

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In other words, inflation is harder on some than others, particularly people with low incomes. That's because essential goods make up a larger percentage of low-income folks' budgets. We spoke with Julia Coronado, founder and president of MacroPolicy Perspectives.

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