Hey, ya’ll. I’m experimenting with a bi-weekly roundup that looks at the state of labor in tech.
We’ll use this space to explore topics related to diversity, equity and inclusion, the future of work, issues relating to pay equality, notable personnel changes and much more.
This week, we’re looking at Facebook’s civil rights audit, a new gig worker earnings study, the latest on California ballot measure Proposition 22 and layoffs amid COVID-19.
It’s been less than two months since the police killing of George Floyd. While the tech industry has continued on with its funding rounds, mergers and acquisitions, there is still work to be done on the racial justice front. Here’s a look at some developments over the last couple of weeks.
Facebook’s civil rights audit highlights gaps in DE&I work
As seen in Facebook’s final civil rights