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Mat Cusick

Amazon Workers

Mat Cusick is a worker organizer, collaborating with Amazon workers across the US to support and connect organizing efforts nationwide. A former lead organizer in the Amazon Labor Union, Mat supported the campaigns at JFK8 and LDJ5 in Staten Island, helping win the first union election at Amazon in the US. He was fired by Amazon shortly after the campaigns, but he has extended his organizing efforts beyond the ALU to connect and support Amazon workers nationwide. Applying his experience as an educator, writer, designer, and nonprofit founder, Mat is building new resources and online platforms to train, connect, and empower new organizers.