Amazon, employees tangle over union organizing

Summary:Amazon.com and its customer service employees are apparently entering a dark new jungle of labor tension.

Amazon.com and its customer service employees are apparently entering a dark new jungle of labor tension. An attempt by some of the Seattle-based company's customer service workers to organize their fellow employees has led to conflicting accounts about whether the company violated labor laws. A lawyer for the employees on wrote a letter to Amazon (amzn) accusing the company of quashing its efforts to hand out union literature. The company says that organizers left of their own accord. -- Troy Wolverton, Special to ZDNet News

Topics: Amazon, Software

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