labor

10.9.19

Gig Workers Are Forming the World’s First Food Delivery App Unions

In less than two weeks, Uber Eats and Foodora couriers in Japan and Norway have formed the first unions representing delivery app workers.

10.4.19

Organized Amazon Warehouse Workers Just Got Two Fired Co-Workers Rehired

Workers at a delivery center in Sacramento asked management on Monday to reinstate two fired co-workers, and they won their request.

10.4.19

Drivers Say Reporting Assault to Lyft is ‘Extremely Traumatic’

Drivers Motherboard spoke to say they were assaulted by riders and Lyft did little to help them. Experts say Uber and Lyft don't take the same safety measures as taxis.

10.3.19

60 Amazon Workers Walked Out Over Warehouse Working Conditions

They are asking for better pay on the night shift and better working conditions. It's the second work stoppage at a Minnesota fulfillment center in the last two months.

9.30.19

Tesla Makes the Industry’s Safest Cars in One of its Most Dangerous Factories

A judge has found Elon Musk in violation of labor law numerous times. This makes sense considering how unsafe his factory is.

9.24.19

Google Contractors Officially Vote to Unionize

The contractors work at a company called HCL, which strongly encouraged its employees to vote against the union.

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9.23.19

This Case Will Decide If Uber’s Surge Pricing Is Illegal

Four years have passed since an antitrust lawsuit was first filed against Uber. It still has the potential to disrupt the company’s business model.

9.23.19

45 Google Employees Explain How They Were Retaliated Against for Reporting Abuse

A leaked document highlights stories of abuse and retaliation against Google employees, told by the employees themselves.

9.18.19

Workers Accuse Kickstarter of Union-Busting in Federal Complaint

The company has terminated three of eight members of Kickstarter’s union organizing committee within the past two weeks.

9.17.19

It Doesn't Matter if Your Food Is Late—Don't Harass Your Delivery Person

Lizzo accused a Postmates courier of stealing her food, although the miscommunication was her fault. It's a symptom of broader disrespect for service workers in precarious jobs.

9.17.19

'Nobody Wins in a Strike': Inside the Historic, Painful GM Walkout

"When push comes to shove, GM doesn’t give a fuck if you’re a Republican or Democrat."

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