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Lauren Kaori Gurley a senior staff writer for Motherboard.
Amazon Workers Who Commute Across the US-Mexico Border Every Day Are Organizing for Better Working Conditions
Workers say they have faced five-hour commutes to go just a couple miles—and have recently won shuttle bus service from the border through their organizing.
Over the past decade, a low-wage workforce that chases solar installation projects from state to state for meager wages has proliferated around the country.
Last year, Amazon rolled out a metric that allows it to punish or terminate delivery contractors if they fail to meet route targets.
The documents provide new clarity about a much-talked-about but until now opaque process Amazon uses to punish associates it believes are wasting time.
Managers threatened, cajoled, or promised additional benefits to workers if they voted against the union, according to the NLRB. The complaint challenges the practice of captive audience meetings, a longstanding union-busting tradition.
In an internal video circulated among Apple’s 58,000 retail employees, Apple’s vice-president of retail suggested that a union would make it more difficult for Apple to improve working conditions.
The Blue School teaches kids about labor unions and activism. But it won’t recognize its own union.
Another union organizer at the same warehouse in upstate New York was fired for not using a step stool to move totes full of merchandise.
Apple is instructing managers to tell retail workers that they could lose benefits and career opportunities if they unionize.
In letters between Amazon and Elizabeth Warren obtained by Motherboard, the Senator reprimanded Amazon for responses to questions about a deadly Amazon facility collapse.
Online job listings have evolved into a powerful tool that labor activists are using to expose the efforts of anti-union companies.
“I believe it was retaliatory. Amazon knows that I’m making national headlines."