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Alpha Global has form to unite the alphabet workers around the world
Alpha Global announced earlier this week the unification of alphabet workers around the world, including those from the Alphabet Workers Union in the United States, The Verge reported. Alpha Global, which is affiliated with UNI Global Union, aims to create a common worker strategy, support fellow workers and more.
“An alphabet has broad implications for our democracies and societies,” Alpha Global said in a statement. “That is why we are joining together to demand fundamental human rights for all workers in the operation of the alphabet, including the right to form and join a union and the right to bargain collectively.”
I should mention that you can hear more about Alphabet Workers Union at Alpha Global at Alpha Sessions: Justice directly from Parul Cool, who is the acting president of Alphabet Workers Union. You can do this Slag your tickets here for just $ 5.
Apple Watch launches a Black Unity Collection
To celebrate Black History Month, Apple unveils Black Unity Collection for Apple Watch.
something Seems like Regarding the watch band, but I can’t put my finger on it. Perhaps it is the codification of black culture.
Chain Zuckerberg Initiative launches Justice Accelerator Fund
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has created a new criminal justice reform group, Recode reported this week.
With the addition of $ 350 million towards the new Justice Accelerator Fund over the next five years, the organization will focus on criminal justice advocacy. The JAF will be led by CZI’s current director of criminal justice Ana Zamora.
NLRB gets a new acting general manager
Biden nominated Peter Sung Oh, the new executive general manager of the National Labor Relations Board. As noted by Vice’s Lauren Cao Gurley, the appointment of Ohr generally has the potential to be very good for the rights of gig workers and workers.
ServiceNow Launches Racial Equity Fund
With a separate $ 100 million set to fund, the enterprise software company’s Racial Equity Fund aims to “create more sustainable wealth through homesteading, entrepreneurship, and neighborhood revitalization within black communities in 10 territories in the United States is.” According to a press release.
Here’s a nugget on how this will work:
The ServiceNow Racial Equity Fund will purchase small community loans to increase lending capacity for local banks. By increasing access to capital, investment will facilitate homework and entrepreneurship in black communities, leading to employment generation and macroeconomic development. The investment, which is the first of its kind for ServiceNow, will initially focus on investments in Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, New York, Orlando, San Diego, San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, and Washington, DC – where the service operates significantly And community presence.