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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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Could the pandemic give America’s labour movement a boost?

November 6, 2019
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“May day, ho, ho, billionaires have got to go.” Protesters with slogans and placards, security hovering in the back: the gathering outside an Amazon warehouse in Richmond, California, on May 1st had all the trappings of a proper picket line….

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Tech Workers Versus the Pentagon

June 6, 2018
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For months, Google employees have led a campaign demanding that the company terminate its contract with the Pentagon for Project Maven, a program that uses machine learning to improve targeting for drone strikes. Nearly five thousand Google workers signed an internal petition…

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