Trouble at Google

Big trouble is brewing at Google, where a whole lot of issues have been compounded by the suspension of two CAIWU members – the two elected workers’ reps – on dubious grounds.

Mary Hanbury has written about it at length for the Business Insider:



We have also published a piece on our members’ case with the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre. You can see our submissions, and the responses from Principle and Google, here.

Following the dismissal of union reps by contractor Principle Clean and ongoing issues with working conditions, CAIWU members have voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action, campaigning for:

Bonuses without unreasonable conditionsA contractual sick-pay arrangementAcceptable annual leave periodThe reinstatement of union representativesA strike date will be announced soon!