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The Tech World Gives Back

Aug 22, 2021

The tech world gives back with a fund that gives cash to workers for organizing Aug. 19, 2021 | Chase DiFeliciantonio San Francisco Chronicle Former tech worker and software engineer Felipe Ventura of Richmond was given $2,500 by the Solidarity

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Amazon Faces Wider Fight Over Labor Practices

August 9, 2021
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Since the start of the pandemic, Amazon has ramped up its hiring, bringing on hundreds of thousands of employees worldwide. But challenges to the company’s labor practices are growing quickly, too.

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Union Loss May Bring New Phase of Campaign Against Amazon

May 6, 2021
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The lopsided vote against a union at Amazon’s warehouse in Bessemer, Ala., was a major disappointment to organized labor, which regards the fight with Amazon as central to labor’s survival. Yet the defeat doesn’t mark the end of the campaign against Amazon so much as a shift in strategy.

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How the Google walkout transformed tech workers into activists

May 9, 2020
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At the end of October 2018, Claire Stapleton, then a YouTube employee, sent an email to an internal listserv where women discussed their experiences at Google. Employees had just learned that the company’s board of directors had approved a $90-million…

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Tech workers are organizing. Meet the labor vets whispering in their ears.

March 30, 2020
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Drew Ambrogi pushed open the glass door to the Washington office of Coworker.org, his laptop balanced on one hand. “Tesla has blocked Coworker.org on their internal network,” he announced to everyone within earshot. “I think it’s kind of a badge…

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Amazon warehouse workers in New York walk off the job; Instacart and Whole Foods employees to follow

February 26, 2020
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A group of workers at an Amazon warehouse in New York City walked off the job and went on strike Monday afternoon, demanding the company shut down and thoroughly clean the sprawling facility after they say multiple employees there have tested positive for the novel…

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