Union Pacific and its unions sue each other over vaccine- Tempemail

Union Pacific and its labor unions are suing each other to determine whether the railroad has the authority to require its employees to get vaccinated against the coronavirus. The unions argue that the Omaha Nebraska-based railroad should have negotiated with them before announcing it would require all employees to get Continue Reading

US workers continue unionization fight – but will Amazon prevail? | US unions

In the wake of a defeated attempt to unionize an Amazon warehouse in Alabama, workers are continuing to fight to form and run unions at the tech giant on several fronts. In another Amazon warehouse, in Staten Island, New York, workers have started a fresh union organizing drive, while airline Continue Reading

‘Fake’ Twitter users rush to Amazon’s defence over unions and working conditions | Amazon

Sign up for the Guardian Today US newsletter A surge of “fake” Twitter accounts have emerged to defend Amazon and push back against criticism of working conditions at the company amid a fiercely fought union election for the Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama. Many of the account handles start with Continue Reading

MTN Donates $25 million to the African Union’s COVID-19 vaccination programme – Tempemail

Sourced from TheTechieGuy (https://thetechieguy.com/) MTN is donating $25 million to support the African Union’s COVID-19 vaccination programme. This is expected to secure up to seven million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine for health workers across the continent, which will contribute to the vaccination initiative of the Africa Centres for Disease Continue Reading

In Greece, ‘vaccination selfies’ anger unions, opposition Vaccination ministers shot opposition Social Media- Tempemail

Greece’s center-right government says senior state officials will no longer be given priority for the COVID-19 vaccination after posts on social media by Cabinet ministers receiving the shot triggered a backlash from health care unions and opposition parties. Aristotelia Peloni, a deputy government spokeswoman, said Wednesday that a plan to Continue Reading

UK must compel Amazon to improve worker conditions, say unions | Technology

The UK government should use the influence it has over Amazon through £630m of state contracts to compel the company to improve conditions for workers, trade unions have said. The TUC issued a report criticising Amazon’s employment practices on Monday the eve of Prime Day – an annual event when Continue Reading

‘Influencers are being taken advantage of’: the social media stars turning to unions | Media- Tempemail

Amy Hart earned her 1.2 million Instagram and 99,000 Twitter followers by appearing on 2019’s Love Island, where she had her heart broken while wearing a denim minidress. Like many of the show’s former stars, she is now an influencer: she tells fans where to buy clothes, makeup, even teeth Continue Reading

Trade unions urge EU to investigate Amazon effort to spy on workers | Technology

European trade union leaders, including three UK unions, have called on the European commission to open an investigation into Amazon’s “potentially illegal” effort to spy on workers for union activities. The heads of some of Europe’s biggest unions, representing more than 12 million workers, wrote to the commission to demand Continue Reading

Unions eye payroll system data access to arrest underpayments – Finance – Strategy – Software- Tempemail

Major employers undertaking payroll upgrades or pushing through new awards could soon have to confidentially expose some wage and salary payments data to independent auditors under a push by peak body UnionsNSW for greater access to stamp out underpayments dubbed wage theft. As the pile of high-profile casualties mired in Continue Reading