Abolish Silicon Valley!

Here is a great interview with author Wendy Liu discussing her book Abolish Silicon Valley, in which she investigates the role of tech firms within capitalism. Wendy memorably describes startups which build things like call-centre automation as producing “worker immiseration as a Service”.

Abolish Silicon Valley is available from Repeater books.

Covid-19 and the Employment Rights Act

We all need to become acquainted with some of the basic provisions of employment law! Read about leaving the workplace for health and safety reasons.

Living in the office?

Millions of us are now working from home. If WordPress and Tumblr CEO Matt Mullenweg is to be believed, this is a great thing: “Millions of people will get the chance to experience days without long commutes, or the harsh inflexibility of not being able to stay close to home when a family member is sick… This might be a chance for a great reset in terms of how we work”.

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Behind the Firewall – May 2019

The second edition of Behind the Firewall is now available to read or download Updates on TUPE, Artificial Intelligence, the Right to Disconnect and more…

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