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10.5.19

Organised 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

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 fulfilment centre in the last two months.

9.24.19

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.

9.17.19

Inside the Surging Rage at Trump in Midwest Factory Towns

Conservative areas like Miami County, Indiana are sick of seeing profitable companies ship jobs offshore despite the president's promises.

9.12.19

Uber Became Big By Ignoring Laws (and it Plans to Keep Doing That)

Uber says it will not comply with AB5, a new California law that would require it to classify drivers as employees.

9.4.19

Former Amazon Employees Helped Make a Hotline to Report Unsafe Working Conditions

A new project wants to help Amazon workers report unsafe working conditions.

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8.26.19

Obama's New Documentary Is Great. It Also Reveals Why He's Out of Touch

'American Factory' on Netflix is a solid film, but Obama's message of finding common ground in an uneven labour dispute ignores working people's realities.

8.22.19

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 organised labour movement in the United States.

8.16.19

Google Employee Writes Memo About 'The Burden of Being Black at Google'

“Over the last five years I've heard co-workers spew hateful words about immigrants, boast unabashedly about gentrifying neighbourhoods, mockingly imitate people who speak different languages, reject candidates of colour without evidence because of 'fit'.

8.15.19

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 UK nationalise the yards.

8.12.19

We’re All Killing Uber Just By Using It

Uber lost another $5.2 billion this quarter and continues to lose money. For now, we're just getting subsidised rides from Silicon Valley investors.

8.6.19

Google Employee Alleges Discrimination Against Pregnant Women in Viral Memo

The memo, titled "I'm Not Returning to Google After Maternity Leave, and Here is Why," has been read by more than 10,000 employees at the company.

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