“On the day of Apple’s 10th Retail Store anniversary, not everyone’s celebrating: in fact, a small but vocal group of Apple Store employees is working hard even now to unionize in response to what they term unfair treatment and compensation,” John Brownlee reports for Cult of Mac.
MacDailyNews Note: Interestingly, in today’s USA Today, Scott Martin reports that Apple Store employees “are better compensated than elsewhere.” Read more in the full article here.
Brownlee continues, “The group is called the Apple Retail Union, whose announcement includes this modus operandi: ‘We are launching today to get fellow employees, shoppers, and the world know that we work in one of the most demanding retail environments while suffering through unfair treatment and compensation among many other various issues… We deserve better. Our time has come.'”
“Whether or not the Apple Retail Union’s time has actually come or not — we imagine Steve Jobs would have something to say about that — it does seem as if there might be growing talk about unionizing,” Brownlee reports.
Full article here.