Those of us who live in the Philly area experienced an historic victory this week. This seems to have required a new holiday, which will be celebrated on Thursday. Also, it made Hack the Union a little light this week. We’ll be back to our regular snark after another round of “Fly, Eagles, Fly.”
What’s Going on in the Workforce
Amazon wants to patent a wristband for warehouse employees, reminding me of one of the very first pictures ever in this newsletter (above)…
Whoo boy. Ford has applied for a patent for a self-driving police car, that can chase you down and give you a ticket. That’s some Robocop-level crazy, right there.
Sharing, Solidarity & Sustainability
The Tech Workers Coalition is standing up for software engineers, fired when they tried to organize a union.
NY Mag, on a new study showing that AirBnb adds an average $380 in rent for New Yorkers.