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Union Minister Ramdas Athavale’s Toyota Innova Crysta Crashes Into A Truck In Maharashtra [Video]

Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale’s Toyota Innova Crysta was recently involved in an accident in Maharashtra. According to reports, the minister was traveling from Satara district’s Wai region toward Mumbai. The front of the Toyota Innova Crysta was heavily damaged in the accident, but thankfully, the minister and other occupants, including the driver, escaped without any major injuries. What Happened? According to reports circulating online on various media websites, the…

Majority of Tesla Giga Berlin workers vote against union, but IG Metall still makes progress

A majority of Tesla Gigafactory Berlin workers voted against union representatives of IG Metall in their new work council, but the union has still made significant progress. Work councils in Germany work almost like little governments within companies to represent the workers. They can work with unions or be independent of them. Workers at Gigafactory Berlin had to vote on a new worker council yesterday. Tagesspiegel reports that IG Metall has made a lot of progress with taking about 40% of the…

UAW says VW workers at Tennessee plant file for union election

A Volkswagen EV ID.4 crossover at the Volkswagen of America plant in Chattanooga, Tenneessee, on June 8, 2022.Michael Wayland | CNBCDETROIT — Volkswagen workers at a plant in Tennessee have filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board for a vote to join the United Auto Workers, the union announced Monday.The filing comes after a "supermajority of Volkswagen workers have signed union cards in just 100 days," the union said, marking a major milestone in the labor group's organizing drives of nonunionized auto…

Activision’s union, with 600 members, is now the biggest one in video games

The number of unionized workers for Microsoft's video game subsidiaries keeps growing, and the latest group to join the pool is the largest one yet. Approximately 600 quality assurance workers at Activision have joined the Communications Workers of America (CWA), making them the biggest certified union in the US video game industry. They're also the first Activision workers to organize under the agreement between Microsoft and the CWA. If you'll recall, Microsoft agreed to respect the right of Activision Blizzard workers…

Gaming war: Apple retreats in Epic Games feud, allows Fortnite return in European Union

Under pressure from European regulators, Apple took a step back in its feud with Epic Games on Friday, clearing the way for Epic Games to put its own game store on iPhones and iPads in Europe. Earlier this week, Apple had taken steps to block Epic from starting up a store and bringing back the popular game Fortnite, which Apple removed from its App Store in 2020 after Epic broke the iPhone maker's in-app payment rules in protest.Apple's decision to open its door to Epic follows the European Union's Thursday deadline for…

Activision QA workers form the largest US video game union yet

Around 600 workers in Activision Publishing’s quality assurance department have formed a union. Assisted by the Communications Workers of America, the employees completed their vote with the results certified on Friday, March 8th. With that, Activision Quality Assurance United – CWA becomes the latest union to arise out of Microsoft’s gaming division and the largest video game union in the United States.In an interview with The Verge, Tom Shelley, a technical requirements specialist and one of Activision Quality Assurance…

Column: GOP State of the Union response puts women in kitchen

A woman’s place is in the kitchen, even if she is a U.S. senator delivering the most important speech of her career.Intended or not, that was the message conveyed by the GOP’s opposition response to President Biden’s State of the Union address on Thursday, when Alabama‘s Sen. Katie Britt spoke for Republicans from a setting associated with centuries of female servitude.Sharing the shot with a refrigerator and a fruit basket, the rising GOP star spoke in dramatic, hushed tones about the nightmarish condition of the…

The Best Memes From Biden’s 2024 State of the Union

Screenshot: CNNPresident Biden addressed the country in the 2024 State of The Union last night, hitting on hot-button issues such as immigration, inflation, and America’s international diplomacy. However, the internet had more important things to discuss. It was a star-studded event, with appearances from George Santos, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Nancy Pelosi, and all your favorite congressional characters. The Republican response from Alabama Senator Katie Britt was, let’s just say, quite the performance. As always, the

Biden’s State of the Union address will argue for reelection

WASHINGTON —  President Biden delivered a defiant argument for a second term in his State of the Union speech Thursday night, lacing into GOP front-runner Donald Trump, whom he accused of espousing “resentment, revenge and retribution” and jeopardizing freedom at home and abroad.Reveling in the political moment, Biden fired multiple broadsides at “my predecessor” without ever mentioning Trump by name — 13 times in all — raising his voice repeatedly as he worked to quell voter concerns about his age and job performance…

Katie Britt State of the Union Rebuttal Torched by Republicans

The ritual surrounding the annual State of the Union is never complete until the president’s opposition has presented its rebuttal — occasionally in an embarrassing manner.  Katie Britt, the junior Republican senator from Alabama, delivered the GOP’s rebuttal to President Joe Biden’s address on Thursday. Her impassioned, breathless speech — delivered at times in an ASMR-esque whisper from what appeared to be her kitchen — ended up feeling more like a rejected audition tape for a supporting role on “Grey’s Anatomy”…