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News From: Google

by Guest Post | on Nov 27, 2019

How Google is Union Busting

This post was written by Google Walkout for Real Change Four of our colleagues took a stand and organized for a better workplace. This is explicitly condoned in Google’s Code of Conduct,...

by Brian Young | on Sep 24, 2019

Employees at Google Contractor Join USW

As companies like Google and Facebook exploded over the last 20 years, tech jobs have come into the spotlight. While those who work in Silicon Valley are often well paid, tech giants have begun...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 12, 2019

The Anti-Trust Movement Begins

For years, we here at UCOMM have been saying that an anti-trust movement needs to occur to regulate the internet giants like Facebook and Google. It didn’t happen before the 2016 election and...

by Press and Media | on Apr 03, 2019

Google Demands Contractors Pay $15/Hr

Politico's Morning Shift is reporting that thanks to the organizing efforts of their staff, contractors will now be required to pay a living wage and benefits, although they will not require...

by Press and Media | on Feb 22, 2019

Google Ends Forced Arbitration

One of the nation's largest tech companies is doing away with forced arbitration after a series of worker walkouts. Find out more from the AP.

by Press and Media | on Nov 02, 2018

Google Employees Hold a Walkout

Politico's Morning Shift reports on the worldwide walkout yesterday at Google over sexual harassment discrimination and persistent racism.

by Guest Post | on Aug 28, 2018

Nerd Herders Organizing For a Voice

Teamsters led an action in the Castro section of the city today to protest working conditions for high tech bus drivers. The 600 members of Teamsters Local 853 are seeking a secure retirement and...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 08, 2017

How YouTube Plans on Censoring UCOMM

The AP recently put out a report that YouTube is assigning 10,000 people to review posted vids that “show harm to children, hate speech and other topics they don’t want their ads next to...

by Brian Young | on Nov 01, 2017

Industry Insight: What are Google Ads

People often ask us, why are you allowing this candidate or this group to advertise on UCOMM Blog? Don’t you know that they are opposed to us, they often say. Our response is often, it’s...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 09, 2017

The Hypocrisy at Google

Google has been in the news recently as one of their engineers was recently fired after he distributed a 10-page memo exploring gender differences and how they have led to the gender hiring gap in...