If the small group of Amazon workers in Delaware vote Wednesday to join a machinists' union—the first union shop in Amazon's vast warehouse network—the labor organization could spread to similar facilities across the country, a union representative told CNBC.
"A strategic plan would come together and we would start looking at other locations or within the location on how to go forward," said John Carr, a spokesman for the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, during a "Squawk on the Street" interview Wednesday.
The 30 Amazon mechanics voting Wednesday on whether to join the machinists' union represent a small fraction of the workers at their Middletown, Del., facility. Carr said hundreds more work in "the picking and the packing" of Amazon deliveries.
Carr would not say whether he had enough votes to officially organize the Amazon mechanics. As of December 2012, Amazon employed 88,400 full- and part-time employees.