unions

Amazon German, Italian workers protest on Black Friday, dubbed ‘Strike Friday’

Amazon has been one of the strongest driving forces behind the surge of e-commerce holiday sales around Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and the rest of the days leading to the end of the new year. Now, so

Crunch Report | Tesla and Rollercoasters

Waymo is suing Otto and Uber for allegedly stealing its trade secrets, Layer gets more funding and acquires Cola, a major Cloudflare bug leaked sensitive data from customers' websites and Elon Musk ad

Elon Musk says he doesn’t think Tesla unionization is “likely to occur”

Tesla CEO Elon Musk addressed on the company's earnings call on Wednesday alleged efforts on behalf of employees at its Fremont factory to unionize.

Digital media unioning, one year later

In the last year, writers, editors, producers and other content creators at “digital native” companies have won representation with the Writers Guild of America, East. These innovative, mostly you

Why Seattle’s Ridesharing And Taxi Unionization Measure Misses The Mark

The Seattle City Council recently passed a first-in-nation local ordinance that seeks to allow ridesharing and taxi drivers to unionize and collectively bargain. The city is trying to solve a problem

The Huffington Post Editorial Staff Moves Forward With Union Plans

The editorial team at the Huffington Post has officially asked management to recognize the Writers Guild of America, East as its union. In recent months, the newsrooms of several digital media organiz

Why Labor Unions And Silicon Valley Aren’t Friends, In 2 Charts

None of the Internet giants have unionized employees, which has made Silicon Valley a favorite target for civil libertarians. Earlier this month, after several prominent Bay Area technologists came

Want To Unionize Developers? Focus On Workplace Democracy

Despite the efforts of many different organizers over the years software developers have resisted unionization. The relatively high pay and good working conditions of developers, the stereotype of gee

Apple Employees Complain Of Demoralizing Working Conditions, Fail To See Irony

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/41F-2YAGqnL.jpeg" class="right">A story in the <a HREF="http://inthesetimes.com/working/entry/11557/apple_store_workers_share_why_they_wa

Whispers Of Unions At Apple Stores

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/41F-2YAGqnL.jpeg">According to a <a HREF="http://ca.news.yahoo.com/apple-store-employee-seeks-plant-union-seed-162709710.html">Reuters re