FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 12, 2021
Contact: Chelsea Connor | [email protected] | 347-866-6259
(NEW YORK, NY) – This morning, Senator Marco Rubio announced his support for Amazon fulfillment center 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 issued the following statement:
“We welcome support from all quarters. Senator Rubio's support demonstrates that the best way for working people to achieve dignity and respect in the workplace is through unionization. This should not be a partisan issue.”
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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.