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by Press and Media | on Dec 18, 2019

Google Fires 5th Union Organizer

Google has fired another employee in their effort to stop a union. Read more below.

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 06, 2019

Podcast: How Amazon is Killing Workers

Injuries are sky-high at the Amazon facility in Staten Island and deaths are up in the last year nationwide. At the same time, union construction sites are proving to be the safest around, maybe the...

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...

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