Posts tagged back to office
CONTRACT WORKERS’ STRIKE THREAT DELAYS RETURN-TO-OFFICE DEADLINE AT GOOGLE MAPS
June 9, 2022 // Google Maps contract workers won’t have to return to the office today, the Alphabet Workers Union announced. They received a 90-day extension from their employer, IT services firm Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. (NASDAQ: CTSH). The contract workers — who are based at Google’s office in Bothell, Washington — threatened on June 2 to strike over a requirement they return to the office. Cognizant emailed the 90-day extension shortly thereafter. Shelby Hunter, organizing, strategic, financial support, Monika Moore, Staffing Industry Analyst
Activision Blizzard employees walk out over lifting of vaccine mandate
April 6, 2022 // Activision Blizzard employees staged a virtual walkout Monday in protest of the company’s decision last week to rescind its coronavirus vaccine mandate for workers, according to multiple employees who participated. It is the game publisher’s fourth walkout since July of 2021 as the company continues to grapple publicly with multiple workplace issues.
Unions prepare to fight as California state departments order employees back to offices
April 5, 2022 // Union leaders are pointing to pandemic directives from Gov. Gavin Newsom to help make their case. Newsom said early in the pandemic that the state would offer permanent telework options for employees, citing savings on leased building space and reductions to traffic and air pollution.