Boarding passengers has become especially difficult during the pandemic.
Amazon's union campaigns come at a time of widespread labor unrest at many corporations, including Starbucks.
The pandemic has highlighted existing challenges for grad student workers and created new ones.
Three stores in Buffalo are attempting to create the first-ever union at the coffee giant, and the time appears right.
The warehouse has been the site of a protracted, very public fight to organize.
The union said it would file an objection with the NLRB charging the company with illegally interfering with the union vote.
Warehouse employees could become the first group at the tech giant to unionize.
The bill, which offers sweeping protections for organized labor, may not pass the Senate. But it may stimulate conversation and education.
Union workers lost fewer jobs than their non-union counterparts because of negotiated furloughs and other protections.