- The 5 most valuable companies in America are all big tech companies, and none of them are unionized. Compounding this existential challenge for organized labor is the fact that the companies make unionizing seem a daunting task. Now, one union has solved that problem with a revolutionary approach: Just start.
- This morning, workers at Alphabet, the parent company of Google, announced the formation of the Alphabet Workers Union (AWU), affiliated with the Communications Workers of America, one of the few major unions that has dedicated resources to organizing the tech industry.
- “Thousands or millions of people will wake up and see this story and see that you don’t need to wait for the labor board to approve your union,” says Auni Ahsan, a software engineer at Google. “You have a union when you say you have a union.”
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