unions

labor

Google Workers Sit-In to Protest Alleged Retaliation Against Women Who Report Sexual Harassment

The organizers say they've been retaliated against, six months after a massive, worldwide walkout.
Caroline Haskins
5.1.19
labor

Months After Workers Unionize, Mighty Good Coffee Will Close Its Cafes

The company said the cafes will close due to "personal family issues," but its non-union roastery remains open.
Tom Perkins
4.22.19
politics

Sex Work Is Work—And Its Laborers Are Officially Unionizing

In the UK, sex workers are joining with trade unions to demand better collective conditions for their industry.
Jake Hall
4.17.19
Games News

Unionization Was Center Stage at the 2019 Game Developers Conference

If last year was a whisper, this year was a shout.
Dante Douglas
3.28.19
true crime

Mob-Related Conspiracy Theories Are a Window into America's Scam-Obsessed Soul

Anthony Comello—alleged shooter of Gambino boss Frank Cali—flashing what looked like a QAnon symbol in court was part of a larger obsession.
Alex Norcia
3.21.19
Games Features

Giving Workers Equal Power Isn't Radical. This Studio's Done It For Years.

Canadian developer KO_OP has been experimenting with the co-op model long before America's socialism flirtation—and it's working.
Patrick Klepek
3.12.19
Film

'Office Space' Is Low-Key a Masterpiece About Unionizing Your Workplace

Mike Judge's classic turns 20 today, and serves as a nice reminder to fight for your rights as a worker.
Stacie Williams
2.20.19
beer

Employees at Craft Brewer Anchor Brewing Company Move to Unionize

San Francisco’s high cost of living is making it increasingly difficult for workers at California’s oldest brewery to stay in the city.
Bettina Makalintal
2.8.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Weed Workers Are Unionizing and Reigniting the Labor Movement

In an industry with a long history of sexual harassment and other rough conditions, unions see an opportunity.
VICE Staff
2.4.19
MARIJUANA

Unionizing Weed Workers Are Reigniting the Labor Movement

In an industry with a long history of sexual harassment, workers getting paid with drugs, and other rough conditions, unions see opportunity.
Hayley Fox
1.30.19
labor

This Coffee Shop Unionized After an Employee Quit over Alleged Discrimination

Barista unions aren't common nationwide, but workers say they were compelled by the "disquieting" situation.
Tom Perkins
1.23.19
Views My Own

Trump's Shutdown Is a Savage Assault on the Working Class

People who aren't rich and don't spend their lives trying to get rich are the ones getting screwed.
Matt Taylor
1.15.19
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