That trending #BoycottAmazon hashtag is led by consumers, not the union

Supporters of Amazon workers attempting to unionize have a simple request: Don’t use Prime and other Amazon products for seven days, beginning today, Sunday, March 7. But it’s important to understand that the boycott call isn’t coming from the union that’s behind those workers.
Some 6,000 employees at a huge Amazon facility in Bessemer, Ala. are currently voting on whether they’ll unionize. Voting began in February and will wrap up at the end of March. Should it get approved, it would be the first Amazon union in the U.S. 
As the voting period continues to unfold, some outside the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) — which is the labor organization that these Amazon workers would join if the vote passes — have moved to support the effort. UComm Blog, a pro-union outlet that appears to be the source of the #BoycottAmazon hashtag, urged people to not cross the “virtual picket line,” meaning no Amazon, no Prime, no Prime Video, no Twitch, no Goodreads. Read more…More about Amazon, Culture, and Big Tech Companies
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