By: NY Post

January 4, 2020

 

More than 200 Google workers have formed a union that aims to press the tech titan to live up to its former motto: “Don’t be evil.”

The Alphabet Workers Union, named for Google’s parent company, has attracted 226 card-carrying members who are fed up with bosses dismissing their concerns about discrimination, harassment and other workplace issues, the group’s leaders say.

“Each time workers organize to demand change, Alphabet’s executives make token promises, doing the bare minimum in the hopes of placating workers,” Parul Koul and Chewy Shaw, Google software engineers who serve as the union’s executive chair and vice chair, wrote in a New York Times op-ed on Monday. “It’s not enough.”