Coronavirus is the leverage Amazon workers need | Curio

Coronavirus is the leverage Amazon workers need

7 mins | Apr 23, 2020

After years of fending off organised labour, the retail giant is sticking to playing hardball. Amazon's troubled relationship with unions all over the US has been in the spotlight for years, mainly because of the company's "mix of well-worn, corporate anti-union tactics and perks aimed at reassuring the workforce — and the shopping public — that Amazon is a generous employer." However, as demand surge and more workforce are needed, Matt Day explores in Bloomberg Businessweek how the pandemic could be the leverage unions were eagerly looking for.

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From Bloomberg Businessweek