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‘The fuse has been lit’: union leaders hope Amazon effort will boost support across US

Vote in Bessemer, Alabama, is chance to inform younger generations about the role unions play, labor leaders say

Counting is currently under way for the historic union election at Amazon’s warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, and union organizers and leaders throughout the labor movement are hoping the effort will help galvanize support for workers and unions in the south and across the US.

Tevita Uhatafe, 35, a member of Transport Workers Union of America Local 513 in the Dallas area, was one of several union members and leaders who visited Bessemer to lend their support for the union organizing drive.

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