March 29, 2021
- Labor, Racial Justice
Amazon’s union vote: What the election at an Alabama warehouse could mean
Iheme, the community organizer, said Amazon workers deserve to have enough energy to function outside of work. If warehouse employees aren't "exhausted when they get off work," or running off to a second job to make ends meet, they can be better parents. They might also get involved in the community and even take vacations to other parts of the state, she added, all of which would be good for Bessemer and the state's economy.
"When you have that time to invest in your home," she said, "you have that time to invest in your community."