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A TikTok Army Is Coming for Union Busters

Elise Joshi was scrolling through Twitter’s standard rage-bait late one night in February when she saw a Tweet that galled her enough to take action. Starbucks, the supposedly progressive coffee chain, had...

When Gig Workers Are Murdered, Their Families Foot the Bill

The maze of policies and supplemental policies can get complicated quickly. First off, most personal auto insurance plans don’t cover workers when they’re driving for hire. Secondly, payouts vary based on the...

Amazon Staten Island Workers Unionize in Historic Win

The ALU also benefited from geography. “New York City is a union town,” said RWDSU president Stuart Appelbaum during a Thursday evening press conference, noting that he was “thrilled” for the ALU,...

Amazon Union Election Stalls As Ballots Are Challenged

After the vote count was announced Thursday, the outcome of the election to unionize Amazon’s Bessemer, Alabama, warehouse still hung in the balance. The tally stands at 993 votes against unionizing and...

Google Fiber Workers Vote to Unionize

Retail associates at a pair of Google Fiber stores in Kansas City, Missouri, have voted to unionize, becoming the first group represented by the Alphabet Workers Union (AWU) to gain collective bargaining...

Labor Unions Face Historic Votes at Amazon

Bradley Moss is having a busy year. A consultant with union-avoidance firm The Burke Group, Moss has been paid by Amazon to traverse the US from Bessemer, Alabama, to Staten Island, New...

Workers Are Trading Staggering Amounts of Data for 'Payday Loans'

Argyle CEO Shmulik Fishman says the company can coach lenders on factors like consistency of work and upward trajectory. “Is your job title changing in an upward direction every six months? These...

The Amazon Warehouse Walkout Is Just the Latest Push

In the predawn hours of Wednesday morning, workers at three Amazon warehouses walked off the job. More than 60 employees at two delivery stations in Queens, New York, and one in the...

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