Tech billionaires like Bezos must answer: Will they let workers unionize?

Topics Amazon | Jeff Bezos | Coronavirus


Covid-19 has created strange bedfellows. Six months ago we, a labor leader and an Amazon vice president, would have been on opposite sides in discussing the future of work at Big Tech in general and Amazon in particular.

Then on May 1, one of us, Tim, walked away from a senior role at Amazon Web Services, and potentially millions in compensation, in protest over the firing of workers who spoke out about conditions in the company’s warehouses. During the pandemic, we’ve seen Big Tech share prices and revenue rocket, while.

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