Tag: worker rights
Observers at VICE said the ads show the retail tech giant sees “labor organizing as one of the biggest threats to its existence.”
While the unintended economic disaster now unfolding throughout the world is unprecedented, the progressive left must heed the lessons of disasters like Katrina, Maria and wars of aggression in places like Iraq to be ready to confront the potentially life and death struggles ahead.
“It just shows how very little regard Amazon has for its overworked employees.”
“At a time when our country is depending on skilled workers to make essential products like ventilators, our members are left wondering why they are facing layoffs instead of having the opportunity to use their skills to help save lives.”
If Amazon doesn’t do more to protect workers, “they are not only profiting from this pandemic, but they’re helping to perpetuate it.”
The bill would massively expand unemployment benefits, providing laid-off workers up to 100% of their salary and health insurance benefits for four months.
“Democracy at work should be a right, not a fight.”
We should all be able to steer the direction of technological change and influence how new technologies affect our lives.