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Google fires employees for alleged workplace activism

Four software engineers say they were fired by Google last week in retaliation for workplace activism. The former employees plan to file complaints with the National Labor Relations Board in a move that will likely escalate tensions between Google’s management and workforce.  Lunchtime Conversations: How can Google regain its reputation as the architect of the…

Tech workers show increasing interest in unionization

Google management unsuccessfully tried to shut down an employee-led talk on unionization at its Zurich office last week. Dozens of full-time Google employees met in defiance of their employer’s attempt to cancel the meeting. Google continues to struggle with employee discontent over workplace issues on a variety of topics, including labor organizing.  Lunchtime Conversations: Why…