Teamsters union turns its attention to Amazon
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The Teamsters union is set to vote Thursday on a plan to help Amazon workers unionize. Also, it's sometimes called "thermostat hijacking" or "thermostat sharing": Customers check the temperature only to see it set to warmer than they had programmed. Turns out this is something they've consented to, and it has to do with managing the power grid during a heat wave. And, keeping an eye out for corporate "rainbow washing" during Pride Month.
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Teamsters union set to vote Thursday on whether to help organize Amazon workers
Marketplace's Nova Safo reports.
The changes were made by utilities trying to manage overtaxed power grids.
Simply attaching your brand to a rainbow flag but failing to take further action can have unintended negative results.
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