Contract delivery drivers alleged Amazon was to blame for drivers not receiving legally required breaks and overtime.
Tesla kept its 10,000-person Fremont factory open despite hundreds of cases, according to The Washington Post.
California's labor commissioner said Amazon and a contract delivery company underpaid more than 700 drivers who worked 11-hour days to meet quotas.
Apple discovered that Suyin Electronics, one of its Chinese-based suppliers, relied on child labour on multiple occasions, but still took three years to fully cut ties,The Information reported on Thursday. Ten former members of Apple’s supplier responsibility team told The Information the company has refused or has been slow to […]
Former members of the celebrity megachurch Hillsong recently came forward to Insider with multiple accusations of racism, anti-LGBTQ behaviour, and exploitation after pastor Carl Lentz was fired for infidelity last month. You can read the full report here. After celebrity pastor of Hillsong NYC Carl Lentz was fired for cheating […]
In November, Carl Lentz â€” the head pastor of the millennial-friendly Hillsong Church in New York City â€” made headlines when he was fired for engaging in an extramarital affair. His ouster was announced publicly by Hillsong’s founder, Brian Houston, who noted “leadership issues,” “breaches of trust,” and “moral failures” […]
Apple disregarded suppliers in China breaching the labour law which caps the proportion of temporary workers at 10%, according to ex-employees and internal company presentations, per The Information. Former staff members told the website Apple was concerned the labour law would heighten costs, delay product launches, and drain resources. Apple […]
Amazon has been accused by the National Labour Relations Board of illegally firing a working who pushed for better working conditions, BuzzFeed News reported Friday. Amazon fired Courtney Bowden in March after she advocated for sick pay for part-time workers. Multiple legal challenges have been brought against Amazon over its […]
Amazon is facing a class action lawsuit that accuses the company of illegally discriminating against workers of colour and immigrants by failing to provide PPE and implement COVID-19 safety measures. According to the complaint, Amazon “subjected these minority workers to health threats to which Amazon did not subject its primarily […]
Apple said Monday it had halted business with its supplier Pegatron after discovering labour violations in a student-worker program. Pegatron, the second-largest iPhone manufacturer, misclassified students, allowed them to work night shifts and overtime, and let them perform work “unrelated to their major,” Apple said. An Apple spokesperson said: “Apple […]
A new lawsuit filed Thursday accuses Washington state of failing to protect the lives of farm workers, demanding it immediately issue mandatory, emergency regulations to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Washington has issued voluntary guidance that recommends employers provide sick farm workers masks, “if available,” and suggests allowing sick workers […]
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