Union Busting Myths
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Alphabet is too powerful: a union can’t change anything.
I have issues with Alphabet, but they pay me a lot.
Alphabet’s not perfect, but it’s better than everywhere else.
Work within the system (ERGs, listening sessions, TGIF, Dory).
What do unions do besides negotiate pay and strike?
This sounds like a lot of FTEs talking on behalf of TVCs.
I’m happy with my job, I don’t need a union.
Unions are undemocratic and very top-down.
A union is just another way to amplify cis white male voices at Alphabet.
Unions create an us-versus-them dynamic with workers and executives.
Unions make us less competitive as a company.
Dues will be used to pay high salaries to do-nothing “leaders.”
Unions are for blue-collar workers.
The union is a tiny minority of the company, no one will listen to you.
Unions protect bad and lazy workers.