Whole Foods workers begin unionizing as fears of Amazon’s management rise
Amazon acquired Whole Foods in August 2017, and observers speculated wildly that Amazon was planning to turn Whole Foods into an automated grocery chain and fire all of the Whole Foods employees. “On 6 September, a group of workers sent out a letter to Whole Foods stores across the country reaching out to fellow employees to discuss concerns with how Amazon has changed the company as part of the Whole Worker community.” Amazon has hired a union-busting consultancy in order to quash the emerging Whole Foods union, and they have eliminated many of the perks of working at Whole Foods.
Full story at The Guardian.
Posted by Josh Taylor