WOW: Amazon Workers WIN Election in NY, Close in AL + Science Says Management Sucks - TVLR 4/9/22

We talk about the historic Amazon Labor Union win, recap the campaign in Alabama, and talk about their union busting. Daniel Tait joins to talk about Energy Alabama & Mel Buer joins to talk about a wild white paper from a union busting group.

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