Amazon hired an influential Democratic pollster to fight Staten Island union drive
Amazon tapped an influential consulting and polling firm with close ties to Democratic political groups to help the company thwart a critical unionization effort at a Staten Island, New York, warehouse, CNBC has learned.
Global Strategy Group, which served as a polling partner for a pro-Biden super PAC ahead of the 2020 election, has been working for Amazon since at least late last year to produce anti-union materials, according to documents viewed by CNBC.
Employees at the fulfillment center, known as JFK8, began casting their ballots Friday. The vote on whether to unionize...