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Bernie Sanders Just Released a Plan to Double Union Membership in His First Term

The Vermont senator published a “Workplace Democracy” plan on Monday, which outlined his vision for rebuilding the organized labor movement in the United States.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
2 days ago
labor

Here’s the Memo About the ‘Burden of Being Black at Google’

Read the full memo written by a departing Google employee on his experience as a Black person at Google.
Motherboard Staff
8.15.19
tech-power

Working on Microsoft’s Cortana Is Laborious and Poorly Paid

Leaked documents show that Microsoft’s contractors are paid between $12 and $14 an hour and are asked to transcribe as many as 200 audio clips per hour to train the Cortana virtual assistant.
Joseph Cox
8.14.19
labor

Workers Seize the Shipyard That Built the Titanic, Plan to Make Renewable Energy There

The closure of the last shipyard in Belfast would end centuries of ship building in the city. A group of workers are demanding the U.K. nationalize the yards.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
8.14.19
YouTube

The YouTubers Union Is Not Messing Around

The YouTubers Union has joined forces with Europe's largest trade union to fight for a fairer platform.
Edward Ongweso Jr
7.26.19
socialism

If You Hate Capitalism You Will Love This Map

The Black Socialists of America are hoping to put alternatives to capitalism on the map with their newest project.
Edward Ongweso Jr
7.24.19
labor

This Bill Could Destroy Uber's Unsustainable Business Model

An unholy alliance of on-demand companies is desperately trying to stop a California bill from reclassifying their independent contractors as employees.
Edward Ongweso Jr
7.18.19
body

Women in Labor Can’t Hold In Their Babies. Nurses Tell Them To Do It Anyway

Mothers in labor are often asked to delay birth to accommodate doctors’ schedules. In many cases, it can have harmful consequences.
Kimberly Lawson
7.16.19
amazon

Amazon: Prime Day Is Exploited By Unions

An Amazon spokesperson said in an email to Motherboard that Prime Day is unfairly exploited by “critics” and “unions.”
Caroline Haskins
7.15.19
amazon

We Talked to People Who Are Boycotting Amazon Prime Day

People are claiming that they plan on boycotting Amazon Prime Day. Motherboard spoke with four of these people and asked why they’re boycotting.
Caroline Haskins
7.15.19
Inequaity

No, a $15 Minimum Wage Is Not Going to 'Kill' a Ton of Jobs

Headlines about a wage hike putting Americans out of work are misrepresenting a major new report.
Harry Cheadle
7.10.19
labor

Google Jigsaw’s CEO ‘Frustrated and Disappointed’ With His Own Team’s Toxic Culture

Here’s the email Jigsaw’s CEO Jared Cohen sent his team after a Motherboard investigation into the team’s mismanagement.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.3.19
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