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More than 100 people gathered in Bessemer not far from the Amazon fulfillment center to cheer on the union vote, which begins next week.
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The Chicago Teachers Union has rejected a “final offer” from Chicago Public Schools on a reopening plan— intensifying a monthslong standoff over school lockdowns. CPS said today it issued a “last, best, and final offer” to the union, according to a joint statement from Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and school system CEO Janice Jackson.
Thousands of Amazon warehouse workers at an Alabama facility will be able to cast their votes on whether to unionize by mail-in ballots beginning next week after the National Labor Relations Board rejected the company’s latest attempt to stall the vote by pushing for it to be held in-person, despite the pandemic.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S employers added just 49,000 jobs in January, a sign that that the viral pandemic retains a tight grip on the economy nearly a year after it triggered a painful recession….