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lags fly over the Tesla Inc. Gigafactory 2, also known as RiverBend, a joint venture with Panasonic to produce solar panels and roof tiles in Buffalo, New York

Workers at Tesla’s Buffalo solar tile factory say the company sabotaged their efforts to find new jobs after trying to unionize

Business Insider obtained a copy of the complaint, in which the United Steelworkers Union says Tesla broke labor laws with firing and surveillance.
Uber drivers protest fare cuts in February, and go on strike in front of the car service's New York offices

Uber and Lyft are trying to make an end-run around unionization

The ride-hailing companies can't afford a unionized workforce and argue in an op-ed that employment law should be changed.

Amazon Air pilots are picketing the company’s annual shareholder meeting as they fight for better pay

Low pay and benefits compared to competitors has pilots for Atlas and other carriers who deliver Amazon packages worried about safety.
Women went from being barred from bartending to having most of the industry's jobs.

16 pictures that show how much being a bartender has changed over the years

Here's how bartending went from a seedy profession to a career that opens doors for many people across the country.
Melinda Gates

Women spend 7 more years working than men and get no money or credit for it

Melinda Gates, philanthropist and wife to Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, says women work 7 more years than men and get no credit or money for it.

A national drug rehab program sends patients struggling with addiction to work for free at some of the country’s biggest companies

The Cenikor Foundation, a nationally renowned drug rehab program, has sent tens of thousands of patients to work for free at hundreds of companies.
GitHub CEO Nat Friedman (left) and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella (right)

A group of Microsoft and GitHub employees have come out in support of Chinese tech workers protesting the infamous ‘996’ work hours

Microsoft and GitHub employees wrote a letter to stand up against the censorship of 996.ICU, which is about illegal tech working conditions in China.
Gig economy workers may be skewing measures for unemployment.

Gig-economy workers like Uber and Lyft drivers may be skewing low unemployment numbers

Wage growth has slowed because unemployment numbers do not account for gig economy workers, according to a Federal Reserve regional bank.
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi

Uber warns that it could seriously damage its business if drivers were considered employees instead of contractors

Uber filed its S-1 on Thursday, which said that if drivers are classified as employees instead of full-time contractors, it could impact its business.
Marta bus stop

Over 100 bus operators in Atlanta called in sick on Super Bowl Sunday amid an ongoing union dispute

A spokesperson said it has "initiated an investigation" into the "sick out" and "will discipline employees."