Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Is Tech finally realizing that contractors employees need benefits too?

In Fast Company magazine, this article about how Survey Monkey changed its standards and benefits requirements for its contractors employees. If they can do it, all the big ones can and should have done it long time ago. Who is going to put the pressure on all? Progressive shareholders? Concerned journalists/media? 

Sunday, May 27, 2018

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About Silicon Valley but it could as well be Bellevue, Redmond and Seattle

From The Guardian.

Monday, April 30, 2018

Lionbridge mailed the settlement checks

Lionbridge mailed the settlement checks: many arrived on Saturday April 28. Let us know if you have not received yours.
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Saturday, April 28, 2018

Workers of Silicon Valley (and Puget Sound?) it's time to organize?

This opinion/article from the New York Times has no question marks. It's also interesting to read the comments (in a much less optimistic but maybe more realistic tone). Read also this.
Image by Glenn Harvey (for the NYT)

Sunday, April 22, 2018

An interesting story about people trying to organize in high tech

In the magazine Jacobin. Many similarities with our own story: from illegally firing the first person who complains to outsourcing the whole lab to get rid of the union.

Friday, April 20, 2018