Amazon’s labor practices are getting attention on Capitol Hill. VentureBeat reports: “Four Democratic U.S. senators on Thursday sent a letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, demanding answers over its alleged moves to track and monitor employees and limit efforts to form unions. Democratic senators Brian Schatz, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, and Kirsten Gillibrand asked the…

By Jacob Bourne Unlike some of the occupants of the many buildings they service, members of SEIU Local 87, the Janitors Union, haven’t been afforded the luxury to work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, these essential workers have had to take on the additional responsibility of making sure that spaces remain virus-free through…

California election officials are livid over GOP tactics with less than a month to go before the 2020 elections. The Washington Post reports: “The metal boxes have popped up around Southern California in recent weeks, from churches to gun stores to gyms. On the front, an authoritative-looking sign beckons to voters: ‘Official ballot drop-off box.’…

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