Unions

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Union says Amazon continues to interfere with election at Alabama warehouse

A U.S. retail workers’ union has accused Amazon.com Inc of unlawfully interfering with a union election at an Alabama warehouse where the company had already been found to ha...

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Two US senators seek probe into Amazon.com labor practices

US Senators Marco Rubio and Sherrod Brown on Monday asked the Labor Department for a full investigation into Amazon.com Inc’s labor practices.

Unions

US tech execs hone approach to counter unions amid growing worker interest

In June, managers at location data start-up Mapbox came to employees with alarming news: The company had lost a $150 million investment, and worker organizing was to blame.

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Fired Apple employee files complaint with US labor agency

An Apple employee who was fired last month after leading fellow workers in publicly sharing instances of what they called harassment and discrimination has filed a charge with the ...

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Amazon’s holiday forecast disappoints as labour, supply issues mount

Amazon.com Inc has reported a slump in profit that it expects will continue through the holiday quarter, as higher wages and spending to attract workers diminish the company’...

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Amazon’s Staten Island warehouse workers file petition for union election

Workers at an Amazon.com warehouse in New York City’s Staten Island borough have filed a petition to form a union, the US National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has said, thou...

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Amazon sued by warehouse workers over COVID-19 screening pay

Amazon.com Inc has been accused of violating Colorado state law by failing to pay warehouse workers for time spent undergoing COVID-19 screenings before clocking in at work.

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Amazon settles with employees allegedly fired for criticizing working conditions

Amazon and the US National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) have apparently reached a settlement with two former employees who alleged they were fired last year for criticizing the wor...

AT&T

AT&T mandates COVID-19 vaccination for union-represented employees

AT&T Inc has said it would require its union-represented employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before entering their work location, following a similar mandate for its ma...

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Amazon faces Teamsters union drive at nine Canadian sites

The Teamsters Union has launched campaigns to organize employees in at least nine Canadian facilities of U.S. e-commerce company Amazon.com, according to Reuters interviews with un...

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Amazon faces Teamsters union drive at nine Canadian sites

The Teamsters Union has launched campaigns to organize employees in at least nine Canadian facilities of US e-commerce company Amazon.com, according to interviews with union offici...

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‘Amazon won’t change without a union’: warehouse is Canada files for union vote

Workers at one of Amazon’s Canadian facilities have filed a request with a local labour board to hold a vote to form a union, Teamsters Canada has said, in the latest challen...

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Tech workers bemoan China’s crackdown on compulsory overtime

The Chinese communist government’s campaign to improve conditions for workers has spurred companies, particularly some of its tech giants, to cut down on long hours of compul...

Platform Industry: Amazon corporate logo on a wall

Amazon CEO unveils 55,000 tech jobs in first hiring push under his watch

Amazon.com Inc is planning to hire 55,000 people for corporate and technology roles globally in the coming months, its new CEO Andy Jassy told journalists at our partner news agenc...

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NLRB official: How Amazon interfered with Alabama union election

E-commerce giant Amazon.com interfered with a union election by installing a mailbox to collect ballots and by distributing paraphernalia encouraging employees to vote against orga...

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