Tech

Private spies reportedly infiltrated an Amazon strike, secretly taking photos of workers, trade unionists, and journalists. Now a union is taking legal action.

Private spies subcontracted by Pinkerton Agency, a firm Amazon employs, infiltrated and photographed a worker strike at a warehouse on Black Friday in 2019, a Spanish media outlet reported. The spies compiled a 51-page document, which included photos of trade unionists, workers, and journalists who attended the strike, El Diario […]
Private spies reportedly infiltrated an Amazon strike, secretly taking photos of workers, trade unionists, and journalists. Now a union is taking legal action.
Markets

More than 3,000 firms have quit Catalonia amid its political upheaval

Thousands of companies have moved their corporate bases out of Catalonia amid uncertainty over the region’s political future. Recent economic data shows rising unemployment and falling retail and tourism activity in the northeastern region of Spain which voted for independence in October. The full impact on the Spanish economy is […]
More than 3,000 firms have quit Catalonia amid its political upheaval