“We have these promised productivity benefits, and we wanted to think about ways workers can get a fair share of them.”

What’s Going on in the Workforce
 
“We have these promised productivity benefits, and we wanted to think about ways workers can get a fair share of them.” The four-day workweek, as practiced in the UK.
If your workplace doesn’t threaten to contaminate you with bear spray, are you really working?
Uber is back to testing self-driving cars in Pittsburgh, but some employees are anonymously worried that the company is cutting corners.
Sharing, Solidarity & Sustainability
“After nine years, Uber isn’t within hailing distance of making money and continues to bleed more red ink than any start-up in history.” Well then.
h/t to Jay Youngdahl for pointing this one out: Grad students at UNC are conducting a grade strike, saying they won’t hand in students’ grades until the university reverses its plan to construct a new building to house racist Confederate memorial “Silent Sam.”
The Tech Workers’ Coalition is stepping up their demand for an end to forced arbitrations at work. Check out their new post, that describes where they’re going next.  In a particularly timely coincidence, 12,000 Uber drivers just claimed that the company is denying them timely arbitration of their disputes.

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