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Amazon labour organiser Smalls held, accused of trespassing firm property

Amazon.com Inc labor organizer Christian Smalls was arrested on Wednesday after allegedly trespassing on company property, the New York City Police Department (NYPD) said.

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Amazon.com Inc labour organizer Christian Smalls was arrested on Wednesday after allegedly trespassing on company property, the New York City Police Department (NYPD) said. Smalls, a former Amazon employee, had been dropping off food for workers ahead of a high-profile union election he is leading at a company warehouse in Staten Island, New York, said Seth Goldstein, a pro bono attorney representing Smalls' group known as the Amazon Labor Union.
 
Security for the retailer called law enforcement saying there were trespassers, leading to charges against three individuals including Smalls for obstructing governmental administration, said the NYPD's Lt. John Grimpel. Smalls

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First Published: Feb 24 2022 | 7:40 AM IST

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