Apr 20, 2021 - Economy & Business

What happens next after organized labor’s two high-profile failures

Workers at Amazon’s warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, rejected unionizing by more than a 2-1 margin earlier this month, despite a surge of national support for their efforts. This followed a failed effort to get Uber, Lyft and DoorDash drivers recognized as employees and not contractors. 

Axios Re:Cap talks to two of the organizers involved about what went wrong, legislation that might bolster the power of unions, and where organized labor goes from here.

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