Big Cybersecurity Tips For Remote Workers Who Use Their Own Tech – Tempemail

As the total number of people working from home has grown dramatically in the last year or two, so has the number of individuals who use all of their own technology for their jobs. If you’re a remote worker who relies on your own PC to get your work done, 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

In space, no one will hear Bezos and Musk’s workers’ call for basic rights | Jeff Bezos

Elon Musk’s SpaceX just won a $2.9bn Nasa contract to land astronauts on the moon, beating out Jeff Bezos. The money isn’t a big deal for either of them. Musk is worth $179.7bn. Bezos, $197.8bn. Together, that’s almost as much as the bottom 40% of Americans combined. And the moon Continue Reading

Amazon workers in Alabama vote against forming company’s first union | Amazon

Amazon has won a victory in its hard-fought campaign to stop workers at an Alabama warehouse forming the company’s first union, in a tough blow for the US labor movement. Workers at the Bessemer, Alabama, plant have voted 1,798 to 738 to reject the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union. Continue Reading

‘There’s momentum to win’: union fight enters final stretch for Alabama Amazon workers | Amazon

With Tempemail-in ballots due this Monday, federal officials will soon begin tallying the votes in what has been the most closely watched unionization drive in the US in years – the hotly contested battle to unionize 5,800 Amazon workers in Alabama. Some labor experts predict a union victory, others aren’t Continue Reading

Amazon’s denial of workers peeing in bottles sparks questions and backlash | Life and style

To paraphrase one of the most iconic tweets of the past 10 years, Amazon’s recent denial about employees not being forced to urinate in bottles at work has people asking a lot of questions already answered by the denial. In a tweet sent last night, the official Amazon News account Continue Reading

Amazon warehouse workers in Alabama make the final push toward unionizing | Amazon

Organizers and workers are making the final push in the first Amazon warehouse union election in the US in Bessemer, Alabama which, if successful, would mark one of the biggest labor victories in the US over the past several decades. The fight over forming a union at the hugely profitable Continue Reading

Uber drivers are workers, UK supreme court rules | Uber

The UK supreme court has dismissed Uber’s appeal against a landmark employment tribunal ruling that its drivers should be classed as workers with access to the minimum wage and paid holidays. Six justices handed down a unanimous decision backing the October 2016 employment tribunal ruling that could affect millions of Continue Reading

‘I can’t keep doing this’: gig workers say pay has fallen after California’s Prop 22 | US news

Weeks after Proposition 22 went into effect in California and exempted some major tech firms from fully complying with labor laws, workers for rideshare and delivery apps in the state claim poor working conditions have persisted and pay has decreased. Drivers and labor groups opposed Prop 22, saying it would Continue Reading