Why Google’s union is a big deal

7 ian. 2021
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Google workers just announced they’re unionizing with the Communication Workers of America. Here’s everything that led up to that decision, and what it might mean for the tech industry.
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  • What does this mean for Facebook?

    The VergeThe VergeAcum 3 luni
    • My old aunts and uncles that still use Facebook don't really understand nor care.

      aeipee13aeipee13Acum 3 luni
    • @Aryant Yadav the problem is very 1st world, I mean their job is SO SO GOOD compared to any other job.

      Mr. Muhammad IqbalMr. Muhammad IqbalAcum 3 luni
    • @Jordan Christie some people think google is bad, they (in some way) are, but facebook is much worse.

      Mr. Muhammad IqbalMr. Muhammad IqbalAcum 3 luni
    • "We need more tennis courts!"

      Andrey LucasAndrey LucasAcum 3 luni
    • @Subhayan Majumdar Isn't this what labor laws are for or am I missing something. This google union serves no purpose. They just want to control everything according their bubble woke ideology and push their agenda.

      Aryant YadavAryant YadavAcum 3 luni
  • is this a video to include bloopers ?

    Hemang ShrimaliHemang ShrimaliAcum 9 Zile
  • I hope that Amazon union in Alabama takes off. It will help union more industries every where.

    Ninja Nerd Student #69Ninja Nerd Student #69Acum 27 Zile
  • I support the union

    proto type3proto type3Acum lună
  • Google has changed.

    pranab091pranab091Acum lună
  • uber drivers unionizing would be absurd it's not designed to be a full time job it's flexible, and drivers work for multiple apps...

    AlAlAcum lună
  • The exploitation of workers has gone too far to handle..this is good news

    xiorackyxiorackyAcum 2 luni
  • did you fact-check the piece about TVCs consisting of more ppl of color? I have my doubts.

    crtxcrtxAcum 2 luni
  • Google Tristan Harris

    EricEricAcum 2 luni
  • You're telling me the real people behind companies aren't the owners, but the workers? Wow, I wonder where this idea comes from, lol.

    TauanTauanAcum 2 luni
  • Form the Unions across states and countries where offices are.

    EazyVGEazyVGAcum 2 luni
  • As many here have implied, this was never about James Damore being factually wrong or against diversity. This was about Google caving into the modern-day...social/political correctness mob. One day the mob will lose its control and sane Men and Women will look back on these events and hopefully learn from them. We can only hope...

    mboikomboikoAcum 2 luni
  • Yes definitely organize and prosper. I'm s proud union member

    Spartan XtremeSpartan XtremeAcum 2 luni
  • This is an absolute tragedy. And not just for google but for all software developers. I will never ever join a union.

    Samantha AtkinsSamantha AtkinsAcum 2 luni
  • Zoe killed it! I prefer her as The Big Picture's host. I also am pretty shocked about this news, and interested by all of your comments!

    Garrett WeilGarrett WeilAcum 2 luni
  • That was NOT what the James Damore post was about. He argued that women were less likely to CHOOSE to go into coding/tech. Not they their biology made them ill suited for it. This has been backed by studies for years and can be clearly observed in the very few women choosing to study in STEM fields.

    PorterPickUpPorterPickUpAcum 3 luni
  • Amazon warehouse workers unite! Hoping you have any strength left to read this...

    dizzymacdizzymacAcum 3 luni
  • Unionizing gives different results in different places. It went great in Germany but led to lazy workers who gets paid a lot in India.

    Ricch BurglarRicch BurglarAcum 3 luni
  • Your team need to see a hover board made by hacksmith industries

    Bhawesh JainBhawesh JainAcum 3 luni
  • Put yourself in the shoes of company owner / management, and think, what would you do? Now, do you still support these people chanting?

    P GP GAcum 3 luni
  • Probably should have skipped the laugh montage at the end of a 'Big Deal' video.

    mfbe73mfbe73Acum 3 luni
  • Be careful folks. Capital doesn't like ceding power. They will find ways to replace you and undercut you by off shoring your jobs. It's really easy to do now as you all know. Any how I commend your efforts. Smart, young and savvy people such as yourselves are the future of our nation. Hopefully it will be a more just and enlightened society through your efforts.

    Norman MattsonNorman MattsonAcum 3 luni
  • Great channel, but I’m taking an America-free diet now and unsubscribing.

    Geekboy NZGeekboy NZAcum 3 luni
  • Stefon sez: New York's hottest union is GOOGLE

    OwenactorOwenactorAcum 3 luni
  • It's about time.

    Paul Andrew DunnePaul Andrew DunneAcum 3 luni
  • UGH the vocals fry is SOOOOO BAD!!! Thank goodness for closed captioning.

    jayinsfjayinsfAcum 3 luni
    • OMFG I know! It's excruciating!

      Adam GriffinAdam GriffinAcum 3 luni
    • Exactlyy

      Yatharth BakshiYatharth BakshiAcum 3 luni
  • Boring stuff

    J HJ HAcum 3 luni
  • ❤️❤️❤️

    Jeremy VossJeremy VossAcum 3 luni
  • Sundar is legally mandated to look after shareholders. Shareholders want financial gain, and you dont get richer by cancelling large $$$ projects. Sundar is a natural enemy against ethical project discussion among his employees

    Brandon WeidemaBrandon WeidemaAcum 3 luni
  • Corporations need to be Evil in order to stay competitive. Workers need to unionize in order to be safe from that evil.

    Envido32Envido32Acum 3 luni
  • when youtube has double ads, thats the time we know something very big happen with google since 90s

    rodney mullenrodney mullenAcum 3 luni
  • Crappy article.

    Andy SAndy SAcum 3 luni
  • Wont be long before google is taken care of along with the rest of the swamp creatures in DC. Enjoy the show....

    Hossman84Hossman84Acum 3 luni
  • Part about James Demoore is misrepresenting what his memo was about.

    MatthewMatthewAcum 3 luni
  • Anybody know the average salary for working at Google??

    Super Batman 1993Super Batman 1993Acum 3 luni
  • Every company should allow all employees to formally organize and negotiate improving their work environment.

    racoonzattackracoonzattackAcum 3 luni
  • Does anyone know which part of James Damore's letter/memo The Verge is referring to, when they said he wrote "women were less biologically suited to be coders"? I haven't read it for a while, and I'm skimming through now to try to find where he stated this, but I can't seem to find this reference. I can see why someone could extrapolate this due to Damore's wording, but he never outright stated it, so it seems like either someone is overreacting, or intentionally misinterpreting what he wrote.

    Matt OwenMatt OwenAcum 3 luni
  • because they apply insulating pads without knowing that are anti vibration pads

    WaapRepeatWaapRepeatAcum 3 luni
    • Yeah

      ZnuZnuAcum 3 luni
  • Everyone at The Verge seem to have a really cool apartment. Like wow.

    FiPMEFiPMEAcum 3 luni
  • If a company doesn't want their employees to form a union, they are doing shady things and don't want to stop doing that.

    P KramerP KramerAcum 3 luni
  • The Verge is left wing right? Where is your union? Rise up and create one - lets do this. Oh it's good for OTHERS not you. Gotcha.

    The Deviant Developer IDW PodcastThe Deviant Developer IDW PodcastAcum 3 luni
  • I hate both unions and Google. In this scenario hopefully the union will hasten the decline and demise of this gigantic ad tech waste of space that has based its entire existence in 1 innovation 20 years ago.

    The Deviant Developer IDW PodcastThe Deviant Developer IDW PodcastAcum 3 luni
  • Typical management never getting enough with no moral concerns.

    Brad SchrunkBrad SchrunkAcum 3 luni
  • s/o to the crow during the bloopers at the end. He is my cousin (i'm a squirrel btw)

    S SS SAcum 3 luni
  • Well, that's what Google gets for hiring lazy college students who memorized leetcode questions but do not care about programming. Also, a union will ruin the quality of Google’s services. Not good.

    Carlos SeguraCarlos SeguraAcum 3 luni
  • The tech mafia,amazon,facebook,apple,google and twitter are all friends,if they dont like you you are basicaly dead to everyone on the planet,and the rest of mainsteream media also is on tech mafia side

    Unicornul SarvyUnicornul SarvyAcum 3 luni
  • This is precisely the moment in the history where the downfall of these tech giants are gonna start.

    ishan dubeyishan dubeyAcum 3 luni
  • Unions have destroyed many companies.I use Google's products a lot, would hate to see a decrement in quality. Google should provide performance based pay that's how you bust unions. No two workers should be paid same because they aren't doing the same amount of work.

    Binesh ThoppilBinesh ThoppilAcum 3 luni
  • The giggly outtakes at the end of the report diminished its impact and the credibility of the reporter. Strange choice.

    Ronnie SuburbanRonnie SuburbanAcum 3 luni
  • Google employees form union Facebook management: Sweating heavily Amazon management: Fainted due to extreme dehydration

    simphusimphuAcum 3 luni
    • @Jen A Why not?

      James LeeRoyJames LeeRoyAcum lună
    • @James LeeRoy no they don't

      Jen AJen AAcum lună
    • Lets give facebook a pass when they are rule by robot 😂. But seriously union saves life

      James LeeRoyJames LeeRoyAcum 3 luni
  • Wow! I'm watching this on an Alphabet platform! I guess I'm now on some list. I don't care as I'm in New Zealand while the rest of the world has COVID-19

    Vee PeeVee PeeAcum 3 luni
  • Hahaha A Union will bring Google down ...... It was good while it lasted, so long Google 🙋‍♀️🙋‍♂️

    phynx2006phynx2006Acum 3 luni
    • It was good until they signed govts. millitary and censorship contracts and started mining privacy for profit, yeah.

      TauanTauanAcum 2 luni
  • Unfortunately it won’t change anything for black workers. Unions almost never work for us. I know from first hand experience. Just look back at the history of the first union forming in the US and how they shut out black porters in Chicago who had to fight in their own just to get incremental change

    Tony BlountTony BlountAcum 3 luni
  • Adding a bloopers reel at the end of this video cuts the seriousness of the topic, don't you think?

    sticktingsticktingAcum 3 luni
  • I’m totally pro union and a union member myself but it seems to me like Google employees are about the most spoiled workers on the planet as it is . It is going to be tough to negotiate safe places and free food in a union contract .

    Jeff PattonJeff PattonAcum 3 luni
  • Google Worker in Europe be like : you guys are not unionize? Wutttt

    JohnyTechReviewJohnyTechReviewAcum 3 luni
  • If you to be heard , go start your own company dear

    Hosting MasterHosting MasterAcum 3 luni
  • What did they expect from a swath of lefties they were hiring

    Hosting MasterHosting MasterAcum 3 luni
  • Kudos to whom that makes these thumbnail pictures.

    Riza FaziliRiza FaziliAcum 3 luni
  • What good is a union if China will be in control soon?

    shmitty33shmitty33Acum 3 luni
    • Right now america is in control. We have been in control for last 20 years. How are we doing so far, the young keep getting poorer and Jeff keeps getting richer.

      James LeeRoyJames LeeRoyAcum 3 luni
  • you guys sure that everything in this vid is correct?

    Le BerinoLe BerinoAcum 3 luni
  • Google's Union is AWS

    Dhanush GDhanush GAcum 3 luni
  • unions are good when they first start out but like everything else they wind up being a big faceless thing just like the company it was born from.

    Andrew WilliamsAndrew WilliamsAcum 3 luni
  • This needs to happen most at Facebook and Amazon. Conditions are worse there.

    Vedant VaghelaVedant VaghelaAcum 3 luni
    • Especially Amazon its awful

      Brandon WBrandon WAcum 2 luni
  • Why verge union such a big deal

    Sam TanSam TanAcum 3 luni
  • "Hey, how about we finish this video off with some bloopers so the very millennials who are portrayed here can have a laugh out of this otherwise heavy report?"

    andrecoxaandrecoxaAcum 3 luni
  • Why am I just learning this information? I mean, I know the ROlabel tech community focuses on analyzing and reviewing companies' products, but I feel like omitting movements like this limits their potential reach. By the way, I'm not targeting this channel specifically, just wondering why this community often blatantly ignores human rights protests.

    Javier MartosJavier MartosAcum 3 luni
  • They should name it The Alphabetical Order

    Prayudi SatriyoPrayudi SatriyoAcum 3 luni
  • If we're lucky, they'll end up destroying the company, then they'll be able to kiss their well paying tech jobs goodbye!

    free roamerfree roamerAcum 3 luni
  • welcome and good luck from ILWU 13

    jigatumadrejigatumadreAcum 3 luni
  • I’m in the CWA Union

    A MoreA MoreAcum 3 luni
  • If the unions actually stop Alphabet from working on the projects that it's working on, that'll lead to reduced revenue for Alphabet. . No Board will be open to reduced revenue. There's a limit to how much the union can achieve.

    Mark OrwaMark OrwaAcum 3 luni
  • I read google onion and I was like wtf are they doing now?!

    DapoptartDapoptartAcum 3 luni
  • This is such a great news! I hope employees of other Multinational tech corporations, investment banks and accounting firms follow suit as well, to fight back against company policies that exploit workers!

    gibin thomasgibin thomasAcum 3 luni
    • Bollocks..the programmers there are pampered beyond beliefs. Google even paid for their worker's oil change. 😂😂

      Abhishek DevAbhishek DevAcum 3 luni
  • Very interesting development. It should’ve been unionised a long time ago. Facebook is soo gonna hate this. Drone nr 001ZUCK is not going to go for something like this. He probably ‘needs to follow up on that’ some other time.

    Creativepic by Vishu MahabirCreativepic by Vishu MahabirAcum 3 luni
  • It’s a new year with bright and beautiful ideals , hope you’ll got a huge list for this 2021 . Coz last year was messed up due to many weren’t wise enough to consider investment . But the question, what will you achieve this year?

    Naonji EwingNaonji EwingAcum 3 luni
    • @Frodd Graham Thank you man!

      Jabulani KayaJabulani KayaAcum 3 luni
    • +1 ( 2 0 9 ) 3 7 9 - 6 6 6 3

      Frodd GrahamFrodd GrahamAcum 3 luni
    • @Jabulani Kaya You can connect her on what@pp

      Frodd GrahamFrodd GrahamAcum 3 luni
    • Great insight. You’re right. This is really helpful. Her success story is everywhere.

      Carlos RodriguesCarlos RodriguesAcum 3 luni
    • I checked on google now. She’s a registered broker / trader in United States. I need this. How can I connect with her . I hope she’ll get me back

      Jabulani KayaJabulani KayaAcum 3 luni
  • bruh...

    JoãoJoãoAcum 3 luni
  • its only true about google us employees, unfortunately google employee around rest of the world are spinless as of any other orgs

    BrainBrainAcum 3 luni
  • Boeing workers want to have a say whether or it can participate in US defence contracts! US auto union had made its industries most effective in the world ( I hoped)! Waiting to see when Tesla has a union! This is the beginning of the end of US tech industry! China rock! I am sure now !

    Saurav RoySaurav RoyAcum 3 luni
    • @Abhishek Pathak I agree with the sentiment... I just don't really understand how you arrived at the conclusion that the comment actually says that :|.

      Jarrett AtkinsonJarrett AtkinsonAcum 3 luni
    • @Jarrett Atkinson He's suggesting Unions end up holding back progress and innovation. They tend to get extremely corrupt and self serving. Do you think Silicon Valley would have become this pinnacle of innovation if everybody worked like cushy civil servants?

      Abhishek PathakAbhishek PathakAcum 3 luni
    • Are you even saying anything here??

      Jarrett AtkinsonJarrett AtkinsonAcum 3 luni
  • i think unions are great, when they do what they are intended to do.

    TitoTitoAcum 3 luni
    • @Abhishek Dev I still don't see where I am wrong. My point still stands. But what I can see is that you are in desperate need for someone to stroke your ego. I hope you find peace soon.

      FractalNoizeFractalNoizeAcum 3 luni
    • @FractalNoize haha...Unions gave weekends, FDR ended depression, Obama caused racial healing. These are all the things brainwashed people believe. Henry Ford did an experiment with 5 days work week at his factory very similar to how 4 days work week was started by Microsoft in Japan. Unions started demanding the same in every factory, AFTER Ford had already started it.

      Abhishek DevAbhishek DevAcum 3 luni
    • @Abhishek Dev why do you think you have weekends?

      FractalNoizeFractalNoizeAcum 3 luni
    • @Abhishek Dev virtually all the time, bootlicker

      Andrea CremoniAndrea CremoniAcum 3 luni
    • And when has that happened.

      Abhishek DevAbhishek DevAcum 3 luni
  • Google has changed : googler's are entitled children now

    FlyingSquid _FlyingSquid _Acum 3 luni
  • 6:37 Google engineer workforce vs people of color

    Rd RzRd RzAcum 3 luni
  • Be a good teach is not easy

    Rd RzRd RzAcum 3 luni
  • Keep learning guys

    Rd RzRd RzAcum 3 luni
  • Well remember the Dino in your office backyard

    Rd RzRd RzAcum 3 luni
  • This is very American. Hey hey don't get offended.

    Mr. Muhammad IqbalMr. Muhammad IqbalAcum 3 luni
  • Great vid but I wanted to know what caused Google to fall in to the darkside.

    DaiDaiAcum 3 luni
  • Karl Marx has arrived in Silicon Valley.

    Ayush DwivediAyush DwivediAcum 3 luni
  • I like this host. But I miss the bald one forget his sorry 😅

    Siddhant JaiswalSiddhant JaiswalAcum 3 luni
  • ........and tram driver:)

    Yiani ZhangYiani ZhangAcum 3 luni
  • Long live unions!

    LéoLéoAcum 3 luni
  • w h e r e i s s t e f f a n i n e e d t h e r m a l p a s t e

    PhonsoPhonsoAcum 3 luni
  • IDK but... Hey Karen!

    AdeelAdeelAcum 3 luni
  • i had to endure 3 sets of unskippable ads to watch this video to full length. Google owns youtube, Coincidence?

    ArjunjkArjunjkAcum 3 luni
  • Her fry is so bad that it sounds like she is talking down to us the whole time

    Ryan ChenowethRyan ChenowethAcum 3 luni
  • Damn

    Maninder SinghManinder SinghAcum 3 luni
  • I keep reading it as Onion 🧅

    Lukas MurmannLukas MurmannAcum 3 luni
  • Depends on their agenda. Time to leave Google for good then.

    Alex HollowayAlex HollowayAcum 3 luni
    • Saying something is easy.

      Mr. Muhammad IqbalMr. Muhammad IqbalAcum 3 luni
  • what did Google think? you hire the best and brightest and assume free lunches, beanbag chairs and your company name will keep them from noticing the injustice?

    Frank BurrusFrank BurrusAcum 3 luni
  • Some unions are now worse than the terrible companies they were created to negotiate with (like police unions fighting cities to keep them from firing an officer who shot an innocent person... a somewhat more extreme example). I feel like we need to make sure unions don’t take advantage of people the same way companies do. Newer unions are often going to start off well, but when any group of people grows large enough, combating marginalization becomes a challenge, be it a company or a union.

    BradBradAcum 3 luni
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