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Uber Funding IAM Corporate Union In NYC To Control Workforce

Uber Funding IAM Corporate Union In NYC To Control Workforce
"The guild has already signed up roughly 45,000 Uber drivers since it was launched, says Jim Conigliaro Jr, founder of the guild and the general counsel at the Machinists Union District 15, which is closely affiliated with the Independent Drivers Guild. The guild draws most of its financial support from Uber and it is free for drivers to sign up. It is planning to shift to a voluntary dues system soon, which will offer extra benefits such as life insurance."
Uber and Airbnb business models come under scrutiny"

Union Busting Judge Orders Airline Professionals Association, Teamsters Local 1224 Airline Pilots Used by Amazon to End Cargo Pilots’ Strike

Union Busting Judge Orders Airline Professionals Association, Teamsters Local 1224 Airline Pilots Used by Amazon to End Cargo Pilots’ Strike
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/23/technology/airline-used-by-amazon-goes...
Airline Used by Amazon Wins Order to End Cargo Pilots’ Strike
By NICK WINGFIELDNOV. 23, 2016

NYC Mayor de Blasio Supporting Union Busting And Privatization In NYC

NYC Mayor de Blasio Supporting Union Busting And Privatization In NYC
NYC Demo Mayor Bill de Blasio Picks Scab Union Busting Operation Hornblower Run By Terry MacRae To Run New NYC Ferry System
"Mr. Short was surrounded by his clients: officials from New York City’s Economic Development Corporation and the company chosen to run the ferry system, Hornblower. Terry MacRae, the chief executive of Hornblower, had traveled from San Francisco — where his company’s ferries carry tourists to Alcatraz — to check on the boats, each of which will cost nearly $4 million.

Philadelphia SEPTA TWU Local 234 President Willie Brown Predicted Strike in 2014

Philadelphia TWU Local 234 President Willie Brown Predicted Strike in 2014
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fgjOPiwNF2o
Published on Oct 29, 2014
Transit Workers Union Local 234 President Willie Brown announces the breakdown of negotiations with SEPTA management and predicts a transit worker strike in the near future. Brown indicated that union members are prepared for "a long strike."

The sharing economy blues-Silicon Valley’s anti-regulation revolution

The sharing economy blues-Silicon Valley’s anti-regulation revolution
https://canadiandimension.com/…/v…/the-sharing-economy-blues
Canadian Dimension, VOLUME 50, ISSUE 3: SUMMER 2016
The sharing economy blues
Tom Slee on Silicon Valley’s anti-regulation revolution
DAVID HUGILL, SEPTEMBER 23, 2016

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