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    Feb 28, 2021

    STATEMENT FROM RWDSU PRESIDENT STUART APPELBAUM ON PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 28, 2021  Contact: Chelsea Connor | [email protected] | 347-866-6259 (NEW YORK, NY) – Tonight, President Joe Biden tweeted out a video showing his support for Amazon warehouse workers in Bessemer, Alabama who are voting to form a union with the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU). Stuart Appelbaum, President of the RWDSU, which is conducting the unionization drive for the workers at the Amazon fulfillment center in Bessemer, Alabama, issued the following statement: “Thank you, President Biden, for sending a clear message of support for the BAmazon Union workers in Alabama seeking to bring the first union to an Amazon warehouse with the RWDSU. As President Biden points out, the best way for working people to protect themselves and their families is by organizing into unions. And that is why so many working women and men are fighting for a union at the Amazon facility in Bessemer, Alabama.” # # # The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) represents 100,000 members throughout the United States. The RWDSU is affiliated with the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW). For more information, please visit our website at www.rwdsu.org, Facebook:/RWDSU.UFCW Twitter:@RWDSU.  
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    Feb 27, 2021

    STATEMENT ON TINA FEY HOSTING THE GOLDEN GLOBES, THANKS 1,760 MEMBERS OF WRITERS GUILD OF AMERICA EAST AND WEST FOR THEIR SOLIDARITY WITH AMAZON WORKERS IN UNION FIGHT

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 27, 2021 Contact: Chelsea Connor | [email protected] | 347-866-6259  (NEW YORK, NY) – Yesterday, Tina Fey, Alfonso Cuarón, and Damon Lindelof were among the more than 1,760 union members of the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) to sign a petition supporting Amazon warehouse workers in Bessemer, Alabama who are voting to form a union with the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU). Stuart Appelbaum, President of the RWDSU, which is conducting a unionization drive for the workers at the Amazon fulfillment center in Bessemer, Alabama, issued the following statement: “Tomorrow evening, Tina Fey will be hosting the Golden Globe Awards, but the RWDSU already thinks of her as a superstar of the labor movement. We want to thank her and the over 1,700 tv and film writers who are supporting the Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama in their fight to bring the first union to an Amazon warehouse.”                                         # # # The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) represents 100,000 members throughout the United States. The RWDSU is affiliated with the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW). For more information, please visit our website at www.rwdsu.org, Facebook:/RWDSU.UFCW Twitter:@RWDSU.
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