Tech workers at one of the world’s most prominent newspapers have formed a union. The New York Times reports: “Tech workers at The New York Times announced on Tuesday that they had formed a union and would ask the company to recognize it. The group, a majority of which signed cards in support of the…

Amazon’s new “megacycle” shift is causing havoc for workers. Vice magazine reports: “On Wednesday, workers at DIL3, an Amazon delivery station in Gage Park on the South Side of Chicago walked off the graveyard shift, chanting “stop megacycle!” ‘Megacycle’ is Amazon’s 10-and-a-half-hour graveyard shift, that runs from roughly 1:20am to 11:50am, and has been rolled out…

Catering workers for United Airlines are livid after the company, which received billions in COVID relief aid, announced possible layoffs. CNN Business reports: “Roughly 2,000 United Airlines food service workers are worried they might be laid off before the end of the year, despite the airline receiving billions in Covid relief funds and agreeing to pay millions in bonuses…

Autoworkers in Michigan got good news with GM’s latest announcement. ABC affiliate, Channel 12, reports: “General Motors announced plans to produce a new electric-powered Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck at its new Factory Zero plant in Hamtramck. The electric Silverado will be the fourth vehicle produced in the 4.5 million-square-foot factory near Detroit. It’s part of…

It turns out that accusations of Amazon drivers having to urinate in bottles is true. CNET reports: “The ‘peeing in bottles thing’ is, in fact true, Amazon said Friday, as it issued a public apology for a tweet from its Amazon News account that suggested stories about its drivers urinating in bottles while working are bogus.…