CaitlinHarrington

Advertisment

The Great Tech Hub Exodus Didn't Quite Happen

Last October a local couple from the small midwestern city of Greensburg, Indiana offered to be people’s grandparents on demand. The couple, Tami and Dan Wenning, volunteered to babysit children and accompany...

'Flexible Hours' Often Mean More Work—Especially for Women

If you look at the time-use diaries of mothers and fathers, mothers’ working hours are tainted, especially during the pandemic. But fathers are relatively protected because of their roles. And children won't...

The 4-Day Week Is Flawed. Workers Still Want It

When New York-based digital consultancy Elephant Ventures switched to a four-day workweek in August 2020, client partner Eric Harkrader got way more efficient. The company changed its schedule to four 10-hour days...

Why Big Tech Companies Have Been Quiet on Texas’ Abortion Law

Most companies that signed the letters were midsize tech and consumer brands trying to attract younger customers and workers, says Jen Stark, senior director of corporate strategy at Tara Health Foundation, which...

A New Document Reveals More of Google's Anti-Union Strategy

A newly released document sheds light on Google’s efforts to quash activism, including for a union, among its employees. In an order submitted Friday, an administrative law judge for the National Labor...

California Passes Warehouse Worker Bill, Taking Aim at Amazon

For years, algorithms have driven workers to meet punishing quotas. A state bill trying to reinject humans into the workflow has cleared a big hurdle.Warehouse workers in California are one step closer...

On Prime Day, Organizers Want You to Think of the Workers

Amazon’s annual sales event this year is unfolding against a backdrop of mounting pressure from labor activists.In case our homepage didn’t tip you off, today (and tomorrow) is Prime Day. For Prime...

Union Says Amazon Violated Labor Law in the Alabama Election

Amazon defeated the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union’s bid to represent workers at one warehouse. The union claims the company fought dirty.In the matchup between Amazon and the Retail, Wholesale and...

CaitlinHarrington

Advertisment