Teamsters Vote to Prioritize Unionizing Amazon Workers

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters has voted to create a division specifically tasked with assisting Amazon workers.

Teamsters May Set Their Sights on Amazon

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters may take on Amazon at a time when the company is aggressively combating unionization efforts.

Congress Out To Kill Uber and the Entire Gig Economy Again

Democrats, in a political payoff to unions, have again introduced legislation in Congress to effectively make gig economy jobs like Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, etc. illegal.

Amazon’s Italy Workers Go On Strike

Amazon’s workers in Italy are going on a 24-hour strike to protest working conditions.

Amazon Stiffs Drivers $62 Million in Tips

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced Amazon is settling to the tune of $61.7 million for tips it withheld from drivers.

Amazon Warehouse Workers Voting On Unionization

Amazon warehouse workers are preparing to vote on whether to form the company’s first union.

Amazon Accused of Illegally Firing Employee Over Working Conditions

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has accused Amazon of illegally firing an employee advocating for better work conditions.

Google Accused of Unlawfully Spying On and Firing Workers

The National Labor Relations Board has filed a complaint against Google, accusing the search giant of monitoring employees and firing them without just cause.

AFL-CIO President: Facebook Acted As An Illegal Employer Advocate

They acted here as an illegal employer advocate to stop free speech and to stop unionization, says AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka. It is developing a platform that allows employers to totally deny their employee’s free speech.

Detroit Bankruptcy Official, Unions Heated

“Certainly the court must conclude that the bankruptcy filing was a foregone conclusion.” After filing for protection more than four months ago, Detroit is now officially bankrupt. According to The Huffington Post, Steven Rhodes, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, ruled Tuesday that…