Stuart Appelbaum (@sappelbaum )

Stuart Appelbaum

Bio An advocate for all working people. President of @RWDSU and Executive Vice-President at @UFCW.
Location New York, NY
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Account created 04-11-2008 09:59:37
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iPhone : Tyson Foods supervisors placed bets on how many workers would catch coronavirus, lawsuit says - The Washington Post washingtonpost.com/nation/2020/11…

iPhone : 🚨UNI Global Union's World Executive Board unanimously adopts resolution in support of the French Amazon strikers who are demanding better compensation during the #COVID19 pandemic. 👇uniglobalunion.org/news/AmznStrik…

iPhone : Workers’ right to unionize is a human right. Respecting this right is an obligation, not a choice. Amazon should know better!

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iPhone : Even if Biden eventually wins, how can we not be dismayed that so many people voted for Trump after all we have been through during the past four years?

iPhone : In the final days of the most crucial election of our lifetimes, RWDSU members are on the ground helping #GetOutTheVote! As a pandemic continues to ravage the country, #EssentialWorkers know that we must elect pro-worker candidates who will fight for us. #BidenHarris2020

iPhone : UNI Commerce President Stuart Appelbaum speaking about the global need for #EssentialRights like hazard pay and PPE in food retail:

After months of the pandemic, supermarket workers are again feeling overworked, overwhelmed and like their employers think they are expendable.

iPhone : "It’s Time To Reward Hard Work, Not Wealth” - Georgia Labor for Biden · Democratic Party of Georgia mobilize.us/georgiademocra…

iPhone : “Amazon shows more concern for its robots than for the working people who have helped create the massive wealth which has made Jeff Bezos the wealthiest person in the history of the world,” -Stuart Appelbaum on #PrimeDay profits

More from Leticia Miranda in NBC News:
nbcnews.com/business/busin…

iPhone : PUBLIC STATEMENT: IT IS TIME FOR AMAZON TO RESPECT WORKERS’ RIGHT TO UNIONIZE | Amnesty International amnesty.org/en/latest/rese…

iPhone : “#PrimeDay is not something Amazon workers can celebrate, it’s something they dread because of the increased risk for injuries and exposure to the virus during this pandemic. It is outrageous." - Stuart Appelbaum

Read more from Rebecca Klar in The Hill:

thehill.com/policy/technol…

iPhone : ICYMI: As Amazon's #PrimeDay shopping event kicked off today, Stuart Appelbaum said, "During normal times it is a grueling period for workers. During a global pandemic it may well push workers beyond their limit."

Read more in U.S. News:
money.usnews.com/investing/news…

iPhone : “Amazon workers in Germany & everywhere are fighting for better pay & decent working conditions... they expect to keep their constitutional rights intact & have private conversations without Big Brother watching over as they organize online.”Christy Hoffman cnbc.com/2020/10/13/ama…

iPhone : ✊#PrimeDay📦deserves prime fight!
📢ver.di affiliated #Amazon workers in Germany are on strike today for:
➡️Decent working conditions
➡️Better pay
➡️Better safety
➡️Collective bargaining
➡️Respect for union rights
✊Solidarity ✊
👇More info👇
uniglobalunion.org/news/german-am…

iPhone : New Yorkers: voter registration closes TOMORROW, Oct 9!

Unsure if you registered to vote? Check here: voterlookup.elections.ny.gov

Still need to register to vote? You can register to vote online here: dmv.ny.gov/more-info/elec…

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iPhone : 50 reasons the Trump administration is bad for workers: President Trump has said he would ‘protect’ and ‘fight for’ workers. Instead, his administration has systematically done the opposite. | Economic Policy Institute epi.org/publication/50…