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Elon Musk’s Battle with Swedish Unions Now Extends to Tesla’s Charging Network

For the past several months, Tesla has been locked in a battle of wills with the labor unions of Sweden. The company’s refusal to ratify a collective bargaining agreement with a small number of workers associated with the Swedish union IF Metall has led to boycotts by other regional unions, turning what should have been a quickly resolved dispute into an ongoing disaster for the electric car company. Did Elon Musk Regret Buying Twitter? | Walter Isaacson InterviewThis week, yet another humiliation was visited upon the…

Ford, UAW reach local labor deal to avert strike at Kentucky plant

Ford Super Duty trucks are seen at the Kentucky Truck assembly plant in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S., April 27, 2023.Joe White | ReutersFord and a United Auto Workers local union reached a tentative deal on Wednesday to avert a strike at the automaker's most profitable plant.The UAW had threatened that nearly 9,000 workers at Ford's Kentucky truck plant would strike on Friday if local union demands were not resolved.The UAW said Tuesday the deal addresses local issues related to skilled trades, ergonomics and health and…

SOC labor coalition accuses Starbucks of ‘flawed’ union strategy

A coalition of unions is laying out its case against Starbucks ahead of a proxy fight at its annual meeting in March, arguing the coffee giant has implemented a "flawed human capital management strategy" in response to a yearslong union movement.The Strategic Organizing Center claims the situation has put the company at reputational risk, diminishing shareholder returns and isolating customers, based on polling conducted for a shareholder presentation. The coalition is pushing to replace three current Starbucks board…

Amazon becomes latest company to argue US labor board is unconstitutional

Amazon has become the latest company to argue that the structure of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) violates the U.S. Constitution, following the lead of SpaceX and Trader Joe’s. The e-commerce giant claimed in a recent filing that the labor board’s case, which accuses the company of illegally retaliating against unionizing workers, should be dismissed because the board itself is unconstitutional. Amazon argued that the NLRB’s structure “violates the separation of powers” because administrative…

Amazon and SpaceX are quietly trying to demolish national labor law

Amazon alleged in a legal filing published Friday morning that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is unconstitutional. SpaceX and Trader Joe’s — companies that, like Amazon, have repeatedly faced labor law violations from the federal agency — have recently made similar attacks that threaten national worker protections. This is just Amazon’s latest attempt to block union organizing in its fulfillment centers. But this time, these companies aren’t just limiting the rights of their own workers. If these threats…

Amazon, one of the world’s largest employers, has called the National Labor Relations Board ‘unconstitutional’

Amazon, a company that employs more than 1.54 million people, has claimed that the National Labor Relations Board Relations Board (NLRB), the federal agency responsible for protecting the rights of workers, is unconstitutional. Amazon made the claim in a legal document filed on Thursday as part of a case in which prosecutors from the Board have accused the e-commerce giant of discrimination against workers at an Amazon warehouse in Staten Island who had voted to unionize, according to The New York Times.Amazon is not the…

Amazon Joins SpaceX in Fight to Declare U.S. Labor Board ‘Unconstitutional’

Amazon has broken federal labor laws repeatedly and has been accused countless times of being a terrible employer. As such, it should surprise literally no one that the e-commerce giant has joined a chorus of other craven corporations to claim that the National Labor Relations Board is “unconstitutional.”Top 5 Shopping Tips for Amazon Prime DayThe NLRB, formed in 1935 in the wake of the Great Depression, is the government agency tasked with protecting workers from corporate abuse by enforcing the nation’s labor laws. It…

Amazon — like SpaceX — claims the labor board is unconstitutional

Amazon claims the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is “unconstitutional” in a new legal document filed on Thursday, according to a report from The New York Times. The e-commerce giant joins the Elon Musk-owned SpaceX in making similar accusations after facing numerous labor complaints from employees.Amazon made the filing in connection with a 2023 NLRB case, which accuses Amazon of breaking labor rules by threatening and discriminating against unionizing workers at a Staten Island, NY warehouse, the NYT reports.In…

62% of Americans Lack College Degree. Can They Solve the Labor Shortage?

IBM, Delta and others have dropped college degree requirements but old hiring habits are hard to break. IBM, Delta and others have dropped college degree requirements but old hiring habits are hard to break. FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS Read original article here Denial of responsibility! Techno Blender is an automatic aggregator of the all world’s media. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful owners, all materials to their authors. If you are…

The US Government Is Suing Itself Over Silicon Valley Bank

Photo: Ian Dyball (Getty Images)Can’t we all just get along? Not if you’re an employee of the federal government. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) just filed a lawsuit against the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) over a $1.45 billion tax bill stemming from the bailout of Silicon Valley Bank.Why Bitcoin won’t reach $1,000,000In other words, the US government filed a lawsuit against the US government. May the best bureaucracy win.Back in 2023, Silicon Valley Bank collapsed overnight. It threatened to take the