More than 200 Google employees took the first step towards unionisation in the US technology giant. The union will tackle issues such as wage inequality and controversial government contracts.
Employees of Google and its umbrella company Alphabet are unionized under the name Alphabet Workers Union. With the support of Communications Workers of America, the largest communication and media union in the USA.
The union will tackle issues such as wage inequality and controversial government contracts.
Currently launched by over 200 employees, this initiative represents a tiny fraction of Google’s total employees. Alphapet has more than 130 thousand employees in total, except for remote contracted and temporary employees.
Founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin in Menlo Park California on September 4, 1998, Google currently has a market value of over $ 1.1 trillion and is one of the most valuable companies in the world.
Starting its life as a search engine and being the biggest player in this field, Google has incorporated more than 200 companies from various fields so far and operates in 10 different fields from video to advertising services in the digital world.