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Labor strategist supporting tech workers making change. DM for Signal. https://t.co/ucZRAW35bk

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Another worker organizing win! https://t.co/URXrLT9vpN
11/23
2019
queer & trans nonprofits must be part of the labor movement. solidarity with these workers <3 https://t.co/5K0kLgpZQjMore than 150 employees of WeWork sent a letter to management this week asking to be treated humanely as the compan… https://t.co/hZVvZacQM5
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11/17
2019
So overwhelmed by the ingenuity, skill, and collaboration that KSR management had no idea how to put to use. Look a… https://t.co/8CjTJOEsQ6
11/12
2019
.@kickstarter workers are getting a voice at work either way. Let’s watch how progressive the company behaves now. https://t.co/YUsUMBoOL2 @kickstarter workers are amazing & are getting a voice at work no matter what. Let’s watch to see how progressive t… https://t.co/0U9r0LfK1I
10/3
2019
It’s crucial that questions of ethics happen within the tech world. We value organizers like @techworkersco,… https://t.co/b6EivxGnpH
Retweeted by Yana CalouWe appreciate seeing coverage of our protest in a Windows-centric publication. We appreciate the important role of… https://t.co/08cxCTYBh1
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9/23
2019
Yaaaaay!!! https://t.co/TgsU5mCmvU
9/19
2019
💖💖💖 warms my heart! https://t.co/fNC6j8jJgU
9/18
2019
So proud to know @ireneista . I for one will be continuing to follow them here since I think it’s of paramount impo… https://t.co/fuetCVCBRs
9/17
2019
@BootsRiley @amrtgaber @BootsRiley Workers at Kickstarter are unionizing and need help from anyone who has fundrais… https://t.co/gAJJF6WETJIf you've ever fundraised using Kickstarter, sign here to support Kickstarter workers: https://t.co/QJLC6M0EDQIf you ever crowdfunded on Kickstarter, sign on here to support the workers there who badly need a voice at work. https://t.co/fgcyOQW9Nt
9/14
2019
Almost 2,000 Whole Foods workers will lose their medical benefits after it was acquired by Amazon, the company run… https://t.co/Opopk7T6RA
Retweeted by Yana Calou @waxpancake thank you. A union will give employees an meaningful voice. These employees care so much about… https://t.co/yY2ygJBslW
9/13
2019
Silencing people is the most classic way to stop organizing & improving our workplaces. Huge respect for those who… https://t.co/cfK6bQvgcJ
9/12
2019
If a company gets sued by its employees, it can then change employment agreements to force arbitration, eliminating… https://t.co/CCu2d5kHRa
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8/20
2019
Loving seeing how YouTube users and employees are pushing on this: https://t.co/QIdQxDku54
8/16
2019
Amazon MN warehouse workers are striking today, #PrimeDay! I'm an Amazon tech worker, and the treatment my fellow… https://t.co/h3aMiILHAe
Retweeted by Yana CalouWhat’s wild is that if you talk to most cis tech workers, they really actually don’t think this is happening at the… https://t.co/rhsMItTXUk
7/15
2019
Reminder to support Amazon workers on strike for Prime days this upcoming Mon & Tues 6/15 & 6/15 https://t.co/swXhZLZWJhWho is going to this? https://t.co/7ITgrn5LbWPerhaps none of how this works is shocking; it’s the pervasiveness of the normalization data dragnets that facilita… https://t.co/sesax2C5Z6
7/12
2019
Building a union means creating a community with real power to challenge the decisions of our billion dollar compan… https://t.co/RPuwUuxlvK
Retweeted by Yana CalouI’m excited to speak tomorrow about what companies - and also what queer & trans workers can do to improve their wo… https://t.co/oQ8pDxc0Ix
7/9
2019
@funder @RAICESTEXAS Receipts (for those who asked): Follow @wayfairwalkout Support #Lights4Liberty Donate to… https://t.co/ruNdutHIWV
Retweeted by Yana Caloutl;dr - Wayfair sold beds to furnish border camps; 547 employees signed a petition to ask that we cease all busines… https://t.co/fx86Mmd3e1
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6/25
2019
Yaaaay 💖💖💖💖 Look what these brilliant people did today! They stood and directly addressed some of the most powerful… https://t.co/JVSeEtx4aa
6/20
2019
This has some great quotes from workers from today! #GoogleDoBetter #GoogleWalkout #EndForcedArbitration https://t.co/9x9x9WWFCzGo @ireneista! #googledobetter https://t.co/QuJBBre1RqGOOGLE PROTEST: Hundreds of Google contractors are protesting its parent company Alphabet's labor practices while t… https://t.co/pNikBSrybw
Retweeted by Yana CalouLast yr,1 courageous Googler spoke at the Alphabet shareholder mtg. This yr, 4 workers were presence a force to be… https://t.co/ORAovbeShnAn employee from Verily, a subsidiary focused on med tech, presents a proposal urging the co to reject “inequitable… https://t.co/PbvLmGLdME
Retweeted by Yana CalouGooglers and community members are gathered outside the annual shareholder meeting to demand that Google improve ho… https://t.co/X7yZpg19iz
Retweeted by Yana CalouProud of our Verily colleague who to Alphabet shareholders (who showed up) at today's general meeting that we must… https://t.co/BlYnuQAYeK
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6/19
2019
Facebook subcontractors who were fired need our support & solidarity. Donate here if you’re able:… https://t.co/Ly7ko5Elx7
6/13
2019
Drawing your attention to this petition: https://t.co/S9vs0UGVIe Though seeing as how Netflix has this arbitration… https://t.co/l7pW3WKAah
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6/12
2019
I literally just learned about scrip from @thetrillbillies *this week* and here we go 🤷🏻‍♀️ https://t.co/I2ZonsLda3
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6/8
2019
We need to stand behind folks *as a community* when they're pushed out or fired for being pregnant. Companies shoul… https://t.co/sJTh1iCkUvCompanies try to make this about the individual & isolate people so they go through this stress and injustice alone… https://t.co/39c7fpzSHv.@netflix has a track record of pregnancy discrimination hiding behind its paid leave policy. We need to stand behi… https://t.co/F2SDZRaVHb @voxmediainc The Vox Media Union has walked out today. Here’s what it looks like in the New York office. https://t.co/erPp4fW1nw
Retweeted by Yana CalouIn April, 2 organizers of #GoogleWalkout, Meredith Whittaker & Claire Stapleton, came forward with stories of retal… https://t.co/jZaCwptPtD
Retweeted by Yana Calou“I still think this place is magic, but now I locate much of its brilliance and goodness in the people, not in some… https://t.co/RZtz99WqOEhuge platform reverses itself when untenable position is revealed as untenable. this has happened like every three… https://t.co/jyt4WtOHVh
Retweeted by Yana CalouConservatives have spent years arguing that even basic content moderation is a form of “censorship.” Their goal is… https://t.co/q19XwkrsVv
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6/7
2019
I have the honor of speaking about the work of tech workers who have been organizing as a force for democratic acco… https://t.co/y892vokf2X
6/6
2019
Tech workers play an essential (and powerful) role in shaping the actions of companies. 👊 Check out this powerful… https://t.co/zdFeIVZGqk
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6/5
2019
Oof. This, by @TatianaTMac, is very good: "Empathy seeks to validate someone else's lived experience by centering y… https://t.co/vG8ffkIQNM
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5/19
2019
Headed to the #ethicaltechsummit #alltechishuman to talk about how tech workers have been the most effective group… https://t.co/FkmTC5mXIO
5/18
2019
Is it a coincidence that the epicenter of tech is the first place to ban facial surveillance technology - or do the… https://t.co/g6nGN5oQwTIs $22/hr enough to live in the Bay? Is $18/hr enough to live in Seattle? And even if it covers cost of living, wha… https://t.co/35NFCgYteb
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5/14
2019
ISS and Glass Lewis (GL), the two largest proxy advisors to institutional investors, recommend voting YES on our re… https://t.co/aWJB1yE0kL
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5/10
2019
"Los Angeles-based Riot Games employees are preparing for a walkout this afternoon in protest of the company’s stan… https://t.co/xSxAQ407sc
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5/7
2019
New sweeping labor law reform bill introduced today by House & Senate Dems would: Ban - right-to-work laws - perma… https://t.co/UL5FJodhxr
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5/2
2019
In honor of #internationalworkersday, we're telling stories about retaliation at Facebook & Google. Like this one:… https://t.co/2TeVX7NLfQ
Retweeted by Yana CalouHundreds of people showed up to the @google NYC anti-retaliation sit-in, planned in under 24hrs. So many brave peop… https://t.co/tIyYmoqFK2
Retweeted by Yana CalouIn areas with a local May Day/International Workers' Day march, Googlers will be joining. We've also offered a list… https://t.co/j28YWe2egj
Retweeted by Yana Calou🚨BREAKING🚨 Community members are rallying at @amazon’s corporate offices demanding an end to the corporation’s tie… https://t.co/9YMXkN5xpe
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5/1
2019
Why does #workervoice matter? Here's a story about the Wells Fargo bank scandal that hasn't been reported. (THREAD)… https://t.co/Fc8kUq1ICB
Retweeted by Yana Calou.@jess_kutch does TED! "I think the future of the labor movement can contain a lot more than it does now, and we ne… https://t.co/QXbDoByHUF @lizthegrey I love opening Techmeme & seeing your tweets <3
4/17
2019
@aluutte i wanted to catch your talk at #ttw19 but was moderating another panel, & was so sad to miss. i've been su… https://t.co/cjgBj5sBIMOur co-founder @jess_kutch is appearing on the @Ted stage in Vancouver today to share what we've learned from worke… https://t.co/6lJuIMxY9M
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4/15
2019
UPDATE: As of 1 PM today, over 4100 employees have signed our letter! You can read our letter here: https://t.co/lUWXxbYBSX
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4/10
2019
In a major victory for investors, the SEC ruled that @Amazon must give shareholders a chance to vote on two resolut… https://t.co/LO6Ku4oXCl
Retweeted by Yana CalouGoogle leadership sees trans lives as disposable. Over 2,000 Google workers, and more every hour, have made it cl… https://t.co/MlUafYlNXp
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4/4
2019
Yesterday's announcement abt contractors Google left out arbitration. Several tech companies' arbitration changes l… https://t.co/npnkg0PIsU
4/3
2019
A great starting list for trans people to have more affirming workplace environments. https://t.co/PSMEeBdwI2
Retweeted by Yana CalouTech workers, you can support @EthicalGooglers in removing the Heritage Foundation from Google's AI council by emai… https://t.co/I4Add6WzeOGreat, but what happens when Suppliers don't comply with the new standards? Workers will be forced back into privat… https://t.co/ZptG4bV93t
Retweeted by Yana CalouI’ve made the same $16.50/hr for the entire three years I’ve worked for the company; no raises, no cost of living i… https://t.co/U4dZdB2sFgHeritage Foundation President Suddenly Morphs into ‘AI Expert’ at Google! “Inside the Google employee backlash agai… https://t.co/afR9qJ7Wvo
Retweeted by Yana CalouNYC's automated decisions task force is soliciting comments here, if you have experience with automated decision sy… https://t.co/JaFCEMpJoi
4/2
2019
Do you know if your employer has root access to your phone? https://t.co/sV7WcYfIjvGoogle can’t claim to support trans people—a population that faces real & material threats—& simultaneously appoint… https://t.co/GG02RQOoM2
Retweeted by Yana Calou @neverett So sorry this happened. If you'd like to connect about collectively negotiating severance, feel free to r… https://t.co/Oq1mu5pXy0 @fharper So sorry this happened. If you'd like to connect about collectively negotiating severance, feel free to re… https://t.co/AYU7pFhehe
4/1
2019
Workers need to be able to come together when they've been retaliated against, discriminated, or harassed. Period. https://t.co/RouTY0fL1pSnapshots of work in America from @Reddit threads: "I work for a drive-thru chain and the managers are constantly t… https://t.co/ey1GM13I6M
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3/28
2019
Beaming with pride today!! https://t.co/CbgksYHbox
3/19
2019
@NYCDSATechWG Some good stuff here: https://t.co/Wfly8O4DWkI didn't make the decision to leave Clarifai lightly. I agonized over the debate, and tried to look at the issue fr… https://t.co/f3xbbB2S7M
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3/11
2019
Are you a contingent or full-time worker @ FB? Do you have something to say? Tell us. Take the survey:… https://t.co/ULj6J8ETWO
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3/7
2019
Alright here we go... my written testimony for tomorrow's Congressional hearing on diversity in tech:… https://t.co/HlG478O6B4
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3/5
2019
It really is an incredible feat of magical thinking. The yes to #hq2 crowd believes that by paying Amazon to land i… https://t.co/68qBqhJVAs
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3/1
2019
I guess AI ethics boards, departments & offices must be working on their messaging for this https://t.co/XivJzwOPMo https://t.co/f1AePxOpOP
2/28
2019
Microsoft employees don't want to be war profiteers: https://t.co/TazsM13V1l
2/22
2019
A huge win that only affects half of the people it could: https://t.co/NTnrFDwjym
2/21
2019
I'm continuously amazed at the amt of massive changes at Google that @lizthegrey had a hand in. Being generous w/ou… https://t.co/DUcHMJzjOZWe, the US employees of BuzzFeed News, are organizing with @nyguild to form a union so we can secure better protect… https://t.co/ZTusEp9xCE
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2/13
2019
Classmates don’t let classmates get away with wage theft. Told Doordash CTO Andy Fang today that I’m *definitely* n… https://t.co/PvA3zusVjt
Retweeted by Yana Calou"So maybe you should be able to ask Alexa 'did the people who assembled you have the right to paid parental leave?'… https://t.co/wRIQmbgH091/My time @apple echoes a lot of this article https://t.co/eBQCyEqFxG
Retweeted by Yana Calou.@teamcoworker has been connecting tech employees with shareholders to build the power necessary to address crucial… https://t.co/IqXP1ABsbe
2/12
2019
AI executive order: why tech workers need a voice in how the things they build are used. https://t.co/KOqmmRm7IeSubcontracted tech workers & I shared contracting @ #Apple is like. By dividing this 2nd class of workers into seve… https://t.co/QN8msUPpOq
2/11
2019
We *can* build the power to deal with unjust power imbalances & demand that companies do better.Losing a job is something we all deal with at some point because systems are set up to privilege businesses over wo… https://t.co/AkOZf2NOxz
2/6
2019

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