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Amazon workers in 30 other countries protest on Black Friday

Amazon workers and activists in 30 countries marked the traditional start of holiday shopping season with a series of walkouts and protests to demand better pay and working conditions. In Manhattan, activists, labor unions and Amazon workers marched outside company founder Jeff Bezos’ penthouse in the tony Flatiron district. Outside St. Louis, a few dozen … Read more

Unionized Telus Workers Take Action Across Canada for a Fair Contract

Article content BURNABY, British Columbia — Unionized Telus workers, who are members of the United Steelworkers union (USW) Local 1944, are rising up to demand a fair contract and are holding a series of public awareness actions across Canada. Article content “After the last few rounds of concessionary contracts with Telus, our members have had … Read more

UK strikes: Nearly 200,000 British workers are striking on Black Friday

London CNN Business — Britain’s cost-of-living crisis is already taking the shine off Black Friday. Now, the annual shopping bonanza faces an additional threat from strikes that could disrupt deliveries, subdue online sales and deliver another blow to the slumping economy. Some 235,000 workers have gone on strike across the United Kingdom this week, encompassing … Read more

Foxconn’s woes to take bigger toll on giant China iPhone plant as more workers leave -source

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Technology PMN Business Author of the article: Publishing date: Nov 25, 2022  •  6 minutes ago  •  2 minute read Join the conversation Article content TAIPEI — Foxconn’s flagship iPhone plant in China is set to see its November shipments further reduced by the latest bout of worker unrest this week, a … Read more

Amazon workers in the U.S. and 30 other countries plan Black Friday protests

Amazon workers and labor activists in roughly 30 countries, including the U.S., plan to walk off the job and stage other protests on Friday to demand better pay and working conditions.  The campaign, which the groups are promoting on Twitter under the hashtag #MakeAmazonPay, is timed to coincide with Black Friday, a key shopping day for … Read more

Foxconn/Apple: China’s Covid failure triggers golden goodbyes for workers

Workers at Apple’s largest iPhone factory in China have the chance to score the single biggest short-term payout in Foxconn’s history. Just weeks after the Taiwanese group offered bonuses to recruit workers, it is offering them bonuses to leave. The phrase “rising labour costs” does not begin to describe the challenges confronting the devices maker, … Read more

Foxconn protests: iPhone factory offers to pay its workers to quit and leave Zhengzhou campus

Hong Kong CNN Business — Foxconn has offered to pay newly recruited workers 10,000 yuan ($1,400) to quit and leave the world’s largest iPhone assembly factory, in an attempt to quell protests that saw hundreds clash with security forces at the compound in central China. The Apple supplier made the offer Wednesday following dramatic scenes … Read more

Kanye West Allegedly Showed An Explicit Photo Of Kim To Yeezy Workers – Hollywood Life

View gallery Image Credit: Tammie Arroyo / AFF-USA.com / MEGA Kanye “Ye” West allegedly “showed an intimate photograph of Kim Kardashian in job interviews” during his Yeezy partnership with Adidas, according to a new report by Rolling Stone. In the month since Adidas severed ties with West, 45, over his antisemitic comments, RS reports that … Read more

Workers protest, beaten at virus-hit Chinese iPhone factory

In this photo provided Nov 23, 2022, protesters face off against security personnel in white protective clothing at the factory compound operated by Foxconn Technology Group who runs the world’s biggest Apple iPhone factory in Zhengzhou in central China’s Henan province. | Photo Credit: AP Employees at the world’s biggest Apple iPhone factory were beaten … Read more

Workers at Apple iPhone factory in China beaten in COVID protest

Employees at the world’s biggest Apple iPhone factory were beaten and detained in protests over pay amid anti-virus controls, according to witnesses and videos on social media Wednesday, as tensions mount over Chinese efforts to combat a renewed rise in infections. Videos that said they were filmed at the factory in the central city of … Read more