Unions

Former Wikipedia Foundation Staff Claim Workplace ‘Bullying,’ Anti-Union Retaliation

A former staffer at the Wikimedia Foundation, which owns Wikipedia, recently published a statement accusing high-level Foundation managers of workplace bullying based on his autism. Earlier this month, other former staff came forward with similar allegations of mistreatment by Foundation management. Some alleged they were subject to retaliation after complaining of the treatment with one suggesting it was tied to his union organizing activities.

Jimmy Wales, co-founder of Wikipedia

Fact Check: Biden’s Green Energy Agenda Threatens Union Jobs, Wages

CLAIM: President Joe Biden’s green jobs agenda “will create millions of good-paying jobs that “Americans can raise their families on.”

VERDICT: MOSTLY FALSE. Biden’s American Jobs Plan threatens American union jobs and the wages of millions of energy workers, union representatives have repeatedly said.

With AFP Story by Veronique DUPONT: US-Energy-Gas-Environment Workers change pipes at Consol Energy Horizontal Gas Drilling Rig exploring the Marcellus Shale outside the town of Waynesburg, PA on April 13, 2012. It is estimated that more than 500 trillion cubic feet of shale gas is contained in this stretch of …

Amazon Workers Prepare for Alabama Union Vote

Amazon workers in Alabama are preparing to vote on whether not to become the company’s first unionized facility in the United States. Ballots are being sent out today to 5,800 warehouse workers to decide if they will join the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union.

Sex, plots and blackmail: the toxic politics behind Bezos claims

NFL Players Endorse Amazon Unionization

NFL players have endorsed Amazon warehouse workers’ union drive at a facility in Bessemer, Alabama. The players released a video where they talked about how unionizing can improve wages, benefits, and working conditions at Amazon.

Sex, plots and blackmail: the toxic politics behind Bezos claims

Amazon Fights Against Mail-In Voting in Union Decision to Preserve ‘Vote Fidelity’

E-commerce giant Amazon is reportedly seeking to postpone a unionization vote at a warehouse in Alabama and is fighting back against federal labor authorities’  decision to allow mail-in voting. Amazon claims it has created a “safe, confidential and convenient proposal for associates to vote on-site, which is in the best interest of all parties—associate convenience, vote fidelity and timeliness of vote count.”

Sex, plots and blackmail: the toxic politics behind Bezos claims

Hundreds of Google Employees Have Unionized

A recent report from the New York Times outlines how more than 225 engineers at tech giant Google have formed a union following years of activism. The Alphabet Workers Union was reportedly organized in secret over the course of the last year.

Noogler Hat for new Google employees