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How cancer put me off joining Amazon union – BBC News

Carla Jonson’s story helps explain how Amazon won last week’s union vote in Alabama.

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By James ClaytonNorth America technology reporter
Carla Johnson turned 45 on Tuesday, a milestone she thought she might not reach.
On 12 July, she walked up to a manager at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, and said she felt unwell.
Shortly afterwards, she had a seizure on the floor. She was rushed to hospital and diagnosed with brain cancer.
She’s exactly the type of person you might expect to have supported a recent vote to create the first trade union of Amazon workers, in order to…

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