Teamsters Vow to Organize Amazon and the Battle of Blair Mountain Centennial

It’s a hundred years since The Battle of Blair Mountain, the only union organizing attempt where the US government threatened to bomb workers. Hear about it, and find out where the term “red neck”  comes from this week on the Heartland Labor Forum. Then, there are new startups in Amazon organizing, an NLRB decision overturning the union election at the Bessemer Alabama warehouse, and the Teamsters have a new Amazon organizing department headed by Randy Korgan. We talk to him.

 


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