By Jules Roscoe
Source: Vice

A group of Amazon delivery drivers and dispatchers in Palmdale, California went on strike for a second time on Saturday to demand that Amazon recognize and bargain with their union. The picket lines then extended to a second Amazon warehouse in San Bernardino on Sunday, making this the first multi-day strike at an Amazon facility in the U.S., and the first such strike to extend its reach, according to a Teamsters spokesperson.

“Amazon workers across the country know that this company always puts its profits ahead of our safety and our families’ livelihoods,” said Brandi Diaz, one of the drivers on strike, in a statement. “We are extending our picket lines and picketing outside of this second Amazon facility to force this company to end its unfair labor practices and treat Amazon workers like human beings.”

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