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Largest union federation in the US demands apology from Mark Zuckerberg over new software feature that would allow employers blacklist words like ‘unionize’ in chats

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 […]
Largest union federation in the US demands apology from Mark Zuckerberg over new software feature that would allow employers blacklist words like ‘unionize’ in chats
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Unions are suing the state of Washington, accusing leaders of failing to protect farm workers from the coronavirus

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 […]
Unions are suing the state of Washington, accusing leaders of failing to protect farm workers from the coronavirus
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Americans have a very favourable view of almost all labour unions

A new Insider poll found that, by and large, Americans support labour unions. Unions for teachers and nurses were the most widely-favoured overall. Conservative respondents were the most supportive of police unions. Liberal respondents were amenable to nearly all types of unions, but they held nurses’ unions in the highest […]
Americans have a very favourable view of almost all labour unions