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TED RADIO HOUR: Jess Kutch: Can unions address the changing needs of workers today?

February 4, 2022

“From unionizing to striking to quitting, employees are taking power into their own hands. Labor organizer Jess Kutch explores the effectiveness of collective bargaining to affect change.”

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BLOOMBERG: How Facebook and Amazon Rely on an Invisible Workforce

January 20, 2022

“For Stanley and others, the problem with Amazon MTurk wasn’t so much the low pay but the instability — specifically, the random ‘mass rejections” of their work by anonymous ‘requesters,’ which could lead to no pay at all for hours of work.”

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CAPITAL & MAIN: Inside the Secretive World of Union Busting: How Employers Use Technology to Defeat Unions

December 9, 2021

“, a labor research nonprofit, recently compiled a database of over 550 of these commercially available products, which it dubs ‘little tech,’ and published a study outlining potential harms and noting the industry’s general lack of regulation.”

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RESTAURANT DIVE: Report: 54% of Topgolf employees report being sexually harassed

December 8, 2021

“Survivors Know has created a petition on calling for an end to what it calls Topgolf’s ‘abuses against workers/associates.’ Among some of its demands include resources to change the ‘toxic culture’ and a regular minimum wage with tips.”

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COMPUTER WORLD: Rise in employee monitoring prompts calls for new rules to protect workers

November 30, 2021

“The growing range of tools and techniques used for monitoring prompted, a non-profit worker rights group in the US, to [create a] database of the hundreds of products used to manage and monitor workers across all industries.”

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