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Rev. Billy saints Amazon union organizers

BY THE VILLAGE SUN | Updated Sept. 6, 3 p.m.: Reverend Billy “elevated to fabulous sainthood” the founding members of the Amazon Labor Union on Sunday afternoon at the Earth Church, at 36 Avenue C and E. Third Street.

Chris Smalls, Derrick Palmer, Jordan Flowers and Gerald Bryson, leaders of the Amazon Labor Union  were “consecrated” in a ceremony starting at 3 p.m.

The four employees successfully organized their Staten Island fulfillment center this past April, creating the first-ever union at the multinational e-commerce giant.

The Earth Church event was in person but was also livestreamed worldwide on the Web.

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