Professor Comments on Amazon Contract Workers Unionizing

Published May 4, 2023

Jake Alimahomed-Wilson, a professor of sociology at Cal State Long Beach, and co-editor with Ellen Reese of the 2020 book The Cost of Free Shipping, spoke with The American Prospect about a union forming in Southern California with a contractor that delivers Amazon packages. Professor Alimahomed-Wilson said under current U.S. labor law, Amazon has the flexibility to undermine mass union organizing.