Amazonians United

Amazon Labor Organizing Tech

            Little Rock      For ninety minutes I participated in a fascinating call, organized by Organizing Upgrade, about the obstacles that workers face in trying to protect themselves, secure their rights, and, if possible, organize collectively at Amazon.  The participants included activists, veteran union organizers, writers, and current Amazon workers.  The organizing climate is such that …

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Worked Over in Bad Jobs

Tech

      Pearl River     On the eve of Labor Day, I found myself talking with Middlebury Sociology Professor Jamie McCallum on Wade’s World about a range of topics from worker surveillance to hours of work to the impact of the pandemic on workers to the state of unions today, since McCallum was also a former SEIU organizer …

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