Did you know that Janus is the Greek god of transitions? Note to self–try to work that into your next “whither the labor movement” take.
Are you constantly hitting ‘refresh’ to see if the Janus decision came out yet? Give your browser a break and read this post about how teachers’ unions in Detroit survived, despite suffering their own mini-Janus six years ago.
Read through the corporate-speak to ask yourself: does my organization have anything like this approach to developing a workplace culture, from Day 1 on? As someone who’s changed jobs a lot, I can tell you that few progressive groups approach on-boarding with anywhere near this level of competency.
Sharing, Solidarity & Sustainability
If your city or state wins an Amazon HQ2 bid, workers might be paying their taxes to the boss.
What’s Going on in the Workforce
Amazon games the system of “voluntary time off” to deprive warehouse workers of full-time pay.
Uber drivers went on strike in South Africa earlier this week, protesting the company’s fees as fuel prices skyrocket.
Drones and robots are being used in the construction of a new methane cracking plant in Western PA.
Apologies for the late delivery of Hack the Union. It’s been a week.