Apple Employees

Apple Reschedules Return-to-Office Deadline to September 5

Apple is once again asking corporate employees to return to offices for at least three days a week, this time starting September 5 — reports Bloomberg. According to Apple insider Mark Gurman, the company notified employees of the deadline on Monday. Corporate employees are currently only required to be physically present at their offices two days...

Apple Lays Off 100 Contract Recruiters Amidst Hiring Slowdown: Report

According to a report from Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman, last week, Apple laid off about 100 contract-based recruiters as it seeks to rein in hiring and spending across the company. Workers laid off were told the cuts were made due to changes in Apple’s current business needs. The former Apple contractors were responsible for hiring new...

Apple Store in Maryland Becomes First U.S. Location to Unionize

Workers at Apple’s Townson Mall retail store near Baltimore, Maryland, on Saturday voted in favour of joining a union — reports CNBC. The Townson Mall retail store is the first of the iPhone maker's U.S. locations to unionize. Maryland followed an Apple store in Atlanta, Georgia, in filing for a union election, but it has become...

Glasgow Apple Store Becomes First in the UK to Unionize

Apple's battle with unionization attempts has now gone international. Workers at an Apple Store in Glasgow have made history by becoming the first in the U.K. to unionize — reports the Glasgow Times. According to the publication, the employees filed for Voluntary Union Recognition with Apple after joining labour union GMB Scotland. Unionization efforts in...

Apple Raises Hourly Wages as U.S. Stores Face Unionization Campaigns

Apple on Wednesday announced an increase in its overall compensation budget for employees as the company wants to retain talent in the face of a tight labour market and unionization attempts at several U.S. stores — reports The Wall Street Journal. The company notified employees of raises in an email on Wednesday. The bigger compensation...

Apple Gives Store Managers ‘Anti-Union’ Talking Points, Reveals Memo

Apple has instructed store managers to incorporate several anti-union talking points into their interactions with workers in an attempt to discourage unionization efforts at its retail locations — reports VICE. Apple has run into unionization pressure after a retail store in Atlanta became the first Apple location in the U.S. to file for a union...

Apple’s Director of Machine Learning Quits Over Company’s Return to Work Policy

According to The Verge's Zoë Schiffer (@ZoeSchiffer), Apple's director of machine learning (ML), Ian Goodfellow, has decided to part ways with the company due to its return to work policy. Apple employees across all disciplines demonstrated over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic that productivity and efficiency could both be achieved while working remotely. That being...

Workers at Another Apple Store Want to Unionize in the U.S.

[caption id="attachment_372991" align="aligncenter" width="1440"] Image: Apple[/caption] Employees at Apple's Townson Mall retail store near Baltimore, Maryland, are preparing to unionize and plan to file paperwork with the U.S. National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) soon — reports The Washington Post. Union organizers at the location have already collected signatures from more than 65% of employees who...

Apple Employees at Grand Central Retail Store in NYC Preparing to Unionize: Report

[caption id="attachment_372136" align="aligncenter" width="1440"] Image: Apple[/caption] Apple employees at the tech giant's flagship retail store in New York City's Grand Central Terminal are inching closer to forming a union, according to a new website update from the Pacific Blue Collar Organizing Committee (OC), reports Axios. The news comes just a couple of months after we reported...