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SpaceX Employees Say They Were Fired for Speaking Up About Elon Musk

Managers also appeared supportive. Mr. Edwards, the vice president, said in a meeting after the letter came out that two of its three proposals were “great ideas,” according to minutes […]







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Why a Rhodes Scholar’s Ambition Led Her to a Job at Starbucks

Most weekend mornings, Jaz Brisack gets up around 5, wills her semiconscious body into a Toyota Prius and winds her way through Buffalo, to the Starbucks on Elmwood Avenue. After […]




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Trader Joe’s Workers File for Election to Create Company’s First Union

In a sign that service industry workers continue to have a strong interest in unionizing after successful votes at Starbucks, REI and Amazon, employees at a Trader Joe’s in western […]




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Coinbase is testing a real-time employee feedback system. It sounds rough.

The crypto exchange Coinbase is testing a real-time workplace feedback tool called Dot Collector, created by hedge fund billionaire Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Associates. Slack your colleague to say […]




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NLRB rules Activision Blizzard’s first union at Raven Software can vote for recognition

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled today that the first union at a major U.S. gaming company can file for a formal union election. In January, the quality assurance […]




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Amazon Union Success May Point to a New Labor Playbook

The critics typically acknowledge that the campaigns helped galvanize support for higher wages even if they fell short of unionizing workers. Defenders say the goal is to have an impact […]




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How Christian Smalls and Derrick Palmer Beat Amazon

In the first dark days of the pandemic, as an Amazon worker named Christian Smalls planned a small, panicked walkout over safety conditions at the retailer’s only fulfillment center in […]




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How Amazon Is Resisting Unions in Two Upcoming Elections

On Staten Island, Amazon supervisors often refer to them as “training.” At an Amazon warehouse in Alabama, supervisors refer to them ambiguously as “meetings.” Amazon says they’re officially “small group […]




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Starbucks Workers in Mesa, Ariz., Vote for Union

First they won in Buffalo. Now they’ve scored a victory on the other side of the country.On Friday, the National Labor Relations Board announced that workers at a Starbucks in […]