More than 260 workers will be able to begin voting on Wednesday. Results are expected late Saturday.
A federal labor official is recommending a dismissal of Amazon's objections after a lengthy hearing on the company's appeal against the historic union win at a warehouse in New York's Staten Island.
Twenty Starbucks stores have now unionized. Around 220 Starbucks stores have sought elections, with more added every day.
Communications Workers of America, the retail workers' union, said big tech companies like Apple fail to give employees who don't work in an office equal standing and respect.
Amazon will face two union elections at once. Federal officials have set a union vote for Amazon workers at a Staten Island warehouse, coinciding with the ongoing re-do election in Bessemer, Ala.
Last year, Alabama workers voted against forming the first unionized Amazon warehouse in the U.S. Then, federal labor officials said Amazon unfairly influenced that election. Now, a re-vote begins.
Starbucks workers at 15 additional stores are petitioning for a a union election, pushing to organize cafes across the country. In Buffalo, the first store to unionize is negotiating a contract.
Baristas and other workers from three stores voted whether to unionize. Starbucks fought the plan. Now, workers at four additional U.S. locations are also pursuing union votes.
Voting is ending at three stores around Buffalo, N.Y. Starbucks had flown in executives to the area and asked federal officials to delay the ballot count.
A federal labor official has ordered a revote in the biggest Amazon union election in the U.S. The agency found the company's anti-union tactics tainted the original vote that rejected unionizing.