Lauren Kaori Gurley

Facebook

'Do Not Discuss the Incident,' Facebook Told Employee Fired After Speaking About Worker Suicide

"I really wanted the Chinese engineers to stand up and speak for ourselves," Yi Yin, who was fired after demanding answers about the suicide, said.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
7 hours ago
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Safety Experts Say Amazon Workers Need a Union

A new safety and health report found that the injury rate at Amazon’s Staten Island 'fulfillment center' is three times the national average.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
4 days ago
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Uber Drivers Are Organizing Protests at Billionaire Investors’ Homes

When Uber’s early investors cash out on November 6 for the first time since the company went public, drivers on the app will protest outside the homes of top investors.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
10.16.19
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Instacart Delivery Workers Are Planning a Three Day Strike

In November, Instacart workers across the country will disrupt operations of the grocery delivery app by cancelling and refusing to take orders.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
10.11.19
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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.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
10.9.19
amazon

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.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
10.4.19
Lyft

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.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
10.4.19
amazon

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.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
10.3.19
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UK Trade Union Launches Campaign Against Games Studio That Fired a Developer Who Organized

The indie games studio Ustwo sacked a leading organizer of the UK’s nascent video games union— and his union is threatening the company with legal action.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
10.3.19
kickstarter

Kickstarter Workers Just Asked for Union Recognition Despite Pushback From CEO

Days after Kickstarter's CEO Aziz Hasan said he would not voluntarily recognize a union at the company, employees sent him a letter requesting voluntary recognition.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
10.2.19
labor

Here’s What the CEO of Kickstarter Said to Creators About Firing Union Organizers

The CEO Aziz Hasan denied retaliating against employees for union organizing, but said that a "union framework is inherently adversarial."
Lauren Kaori Gurley
9.27.19
Lyft

Lyft Allegedly Let a Driver Give More Than 700 Rides After He Stomped on a Passenger’s Head

A Brooklyn musician’s assault by a Lyft driver raises questions of how closely the company follows regulations.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
9.25.19
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