In 2020, technology’s true impact on society was exposed, a new Mozilla Foundation report argues. It examined how tech shaped debates over racial justice, labour rights, and corporate accountability. In 2021, companies will face pressure to build “responsible” tech, Mozilla’s president told Insider. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
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 […]
Uber and Lyft may not shut down in California after all. The companies on Thursday were granted emergency stay in their appeal of a ruling that said drivers must be classified as employees and not contractors. In November, Californians will vote on Proposition 22, which would would create a pooled […]
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka demanded a personal apology from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg after it was revealed the company was working on a feature that could limit union drives. “The AFL-CIO demands that Mark Zuckerberg personally apologise to working people, pull this tool immediately, and conduct a board-level investigation into […]
Former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, the entrepreneur Andrew Yang, and South Bend, Indiana mayor Pete Buttigieg have all threatened to skip next week’s primary debate at Loyola Marymount University. They did so to stand in solidarity with campus food service […]
Google has developed a browser tool for internal use that can detect when employees are scheduling meetings involving large numbers of people, Bloomberg’s Ryan Gallagher reported Wednesday. Employees are worried that the tool is a kind of spyware meant to discourage labour activism or organisation. But Google’s official line is […]
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