What Amazon’s Defeat Of Union Effort Means For The Future Of American Labor

A movement to unionize workers at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Ala., was seen as a potential turning point for the American labor movement. But the effort failed resoundingly. Stephan Bisaha of member station WBHM in Birmingham examines why.

Mohamed Younis, editor-in-chief of Gallup, tells NPR that public opinion of labor unions is generally lower in the South.

Additional reporting this episode from NPR’s Alina Selyukh.

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