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Apple retail employee group working to unionize

Coinciding with the 10th anniversary of Apple's retail store venture, a group of Apple store employees is looking to form a union to represent the company's retail workers.

By May. 19, 2011


Head of unofficial Apple retail labor union departs

The founder of a union for Apple's retail employees is leaving the company after deciding to pursue other options.

By Apr. 8, 2013


Apple to train managers on 'union awareness' (exclusive)

Apple tomorrow is holding a training course on "union awareness" for managers at one of the company's off-site logistical facilities, a move that comes some six months after union efforts in its retail stores.

By Nov. 7, 2011


This crime-predicting robot aims to patrol our streets by 2015

California-based Knightscope has designed a 5-foot-tall, 300-pound automaton called the K5 to combat crime and provide for public safety. Oh yeah, and it'll work for just $6.25 an hour.

By Dec. 5, 2013


Apple ratchets up its retail game (roundup)

At the start of its second decade as a brick-and-mortar retailer, Apple finds a new use for its iPads.

By May. 23, 2011


IBM job cuts hit applications services unit, says union

Company hands out pink slips to 1,674, part of a larger round of layoffs expected to affect up to 5,000 people in its Global Business Services unit, according to Alliance@IBM.

By Mar. 26, 2009


On Call: Civil rights groups line up behind AT&T-T-Mobile merger

AT&T is getting support from all corners for its bid for T-Mobile, even from groups like GLAAD, the NAACP, and the Sierra Club.

By Jun. 15, 2011


Meet the man who wants an Apple retail union

Apple retail stores have become a key part of the company's business and a case study in success. But one employee thinks Apple needs help with its management style and is trying to form a union to fix that.

By Jun. 13, 2011


iPhone 5 finally hits the streets. Join CNET's live coverage

CNET reporters converge on Apple stores in Paris, New York, and San Francisco for the debut of the iPhone 5.

By Sep. 21, 2012


Tech industry, unions at odds over 'stimulus' plan

At the Good Jobs Green Jobs conference, the labor movement and tech industry clash over the "buy American" provision of the bill, as well as the Employee Free Choice Act.

By Feb. 4, 2009