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    :: Monday, May 15, 2006 ::

    Tech Workers of the World, Unite - Wired News
    You see this libertarian ethos everywhere, but nowhere more clearly than in the technology sector, where the number of union jobs can be counted on one hand. Tech is the Wild West as far as the job market goes and the robber barons on top of the pile aim to keep it that way. They'll offshore your job to save a few bucks or lay you off at the first sign of a slump, but they're the first to scream, "You're stifling innovation!" at any attempt to control the industry or provide job security for the people who do the actual work.

    Union Dives Into the Internet Age - Wired News
    Faced with an aging base and fewer young recruits, a Dutch union is trying to remake itself for the internet age.

    In a country where only 25 percent of workers are unionized, De Unie, an independent union of 97,000, has spun off an internet-only branch, the Internetvakbond, or 'Internet Union.'
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