Biden condemns US gun violence as an ‘international embarrassment’ as he announces new actions – live
- President outlines steps he will take to end gun violence
- Actions include regulations on ‘ghost guns’ and pistols
- Manchin says ‘no circumstance’ where he would vote to end filibuster
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Amazon has challenged hundreds of ballots in a vote to form a union at one of its warehouses in Alabama in a unionization drive seen as one of the most important labor fights in recent American history.
Some 3,215 votes were cast in the election out of more than 5,800 eligible employees. The election will determine if workers in Bessemer will form the first labor union at an Amazon warehouse in the US.
That’s it from me today. My west coast colleague, Maanvi Singh, will take over the blog for the next few hours.
Here’s where the day stands so far: