The Amazon fulfillment warehouse at the center of a unionization drive is seen on March 28, 2021 in Bessemer, Alabama.
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An Amazon employee died at the company’s Bessemer, Alabama, warehouse, the company confirmed to CNBC. The facility was the site of a unionization effort that took place earlier this year.
“We’re deeply saddened by the passing of a member of our team, and our thoughts and deepest sympathies are with his loved ones during this difficult time,” Amazon spokesperson Maria Boschetti told said in a statement.
Amazon declined to share further details about the situation, noting that it was a personal medical incident.