Google Fibre workers to vote next month on unionisation

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  • Friday, 11 Feb 2022

Sub-contracted workers at a Google Fibre store in Missouri, US are voting on whether to unionise, a growing issue among the tech giant's many contract workers. — AP Photo/File

Alphabet Inc. sub-contracted workers at a Google Fibre retail store in Missouri will vote next month on whether to unionise, the US labor board announced Thursday.

Ballots will be mailed March 4, the National Labor Relations Board said. The original petition last month from the Alphabet Workers Union asked the labor board to deem Alphabet a "joint employer” of the roughly dozen Google Fibre staff the union seeks to represent.

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