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    A union drive is underway at Amazon’s huge new Garner facility. Can workers win in NC? Read more at:

    August 10, 2022 // The Amazon distribution center in Garner is massive. Located a few miles southeast of downtown Raleigh, it covers 2 million square feet and houses multiple departments across four floors. The facility, known as RDU1, employs more than 4,000 people who work shifts spanning all hours of the day and night, seven days a week. It’s a colossal operation, and Mary Hill is one of the workers trying to unionize it all. A Raleigh resident, Hill is the co-founder of Carolina Amazonians United for Solidarity and Empowerment, or C.A.U.S.E., which she formed with her colleague Rev. Ryan Brown, a former pastor in western North Carolina. Carolina Amazonians United for Solidarity and Empowerment, Mary Hill, Tim Platt, Duke University School of Law,

    UPDATED: Starbucks Workers Union Now Has 97 Stores Under Petition in 26 States

    February 17, 2022 // Starbucks Workers United—an affiliate of the Service Employees International Union—has expanded its campaign to North and South Carolina, according to a series of tweets by the union on Tuesday evening.