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Google employees kick off union membership drive for 120,000 workers

Enlarge / Exterior view of a Googleplex building, the corporate headquarters of Google and parent company Alphabet, May 2018. reader comments 77 with 59 posters participating, including story author Share this story More than 225 workers at Google have formally launched a company-wide union membership drive, following an increasing drive toward organization inside the company… Read More »

Nearly 20,000 workers have had COVID-19, Amazon admits

Enlarge / Amazon.com Inc. signage is displayed in front of a warehouse in Staten Island, New York, US, on Tuesday, March 31, 2020. reader comments 82 with 53 posters participating Share this story Amazon on Thursday released high-level data on COVID-19 infection rates among its warehouse and in-store workers, saying that almost 20,000 “front-line” employees… Read More »