Barstool Sports' president posts illegal termination threat against employees considering unionization

Sometimes, it's hard to prove that your shitty boss violated federal labor law by threatening to fire you for talking to a union organizer. Sometimes, it's not. See you in court, Dave Portnoy. (via /r/LateStageCapitalism/) Read the rest

Even as Google was making nice during employee walkout, it was secretly asking the Trump administration to ban email labor organizing

Last year, Google was rocked by a string of employee uprisings: first over selling AI tools to the Pentagon for use in drone development; then over the clandestine development of a censored Chinese search-product, the over the revelation that Android founder Andy Rubin was given a $90 million payoff to get rid of him after repeated sexual harassment and sexual assault allegations. Read the rest