This may be the first step in ending the H-1B fraud program. Unions can dictate wages, and that is something corporations and the H-1B program don’t want.
It will be the end of cheap labor H-1B outsourcing at Google.
If other workers @ other Big Tech companies follow, it may be the end of H-1B entirely – without the cheap labor cost arbitrage, H-1B will no longer be attractive to companies.
“More than 200 Google employees on Monday announced the creation of a union, a historic first at a major technology company.
The Alphabet Workers Union, referring to Google’s parent company, is launching with support from the Communications Workers of America.
While smaller subsets of Google workers — cafeteria workers in the Bay Area and contractors in Pittsburgh — have unionized before, this marks the first effort to establish a companywide union”.