Apple employees vote to unionize at Maryland store

TOWSON, Md. — A union said that Apple store employees in a Baltimore suburb voted to unionize by about 2 to 1 on Saturday, joining increasing pressure from the US retail, service and tech industries to organize for greater workplace protection. Apple retail workers in Towson, Maryland, voted 65-33 to join the International Association of […]

Apple Workers at Maryland Store Vote to Unionize a First in the US

Apple employees at a Baltimore-area store voted to unionize, making it the first of the company’s more than 270 stores in the United States to join a broad labor organizing trend among retailers, restaurants, and tech companies. The conclusion, announced by the National Labor Relations Board on Saturday, provides a basis for a burgeoning movement […]

Apple offers a look at iPhone software changes

Apple on Monday took a look at the tweaks to the software that powers more than 1 billion iPhones and launched two laptops that will be available for the first time with the next generation of a microprocessor designed by the company. As usual, Apple spent most of the opening day of its annual developers […]

Apple Announces Software Updates for iOS 16

CUPERTINO, California — More than two years after the coronavirus pandemic, Apple made a big push to get back to normal on Monday, inviting hundreds of software developers and journalists to its campus to showcase its latest software systems. The first thing every iPhone user looks at: the lock screen. The company said it brings […]

The Battle for Union Representation Inside the Apple Store

Apple hired an employment law firm, Littler Mendelson, to curb labor pressure. It also provided store managers with talking points, including that unionizing could result in fewer promotions and inflexible working hours. assistant. And last week, its leaders urged workers not to unionize and said they would raise wages from $20 to $22. “I’m worried […]

Apple Delays and Changes Back-to-Office Plans

In a blow to efforts to normalize its operations, Apple suspended its requirement that its employees return to the office at least three days a week this month due to the resurgence of Covid-19 cases. The comeback was welcome news for the thousands of employees who opposed the company’s request to start coming to the […]

Apple Delays and Changes Back-to-Office Plans

In a blow to efforts to normalize its operations, Apple suspended its requirement that its employees return to the office at least three days a week this month due to the resurgence of Covid-19 cases. The comeback was welcome news for the thousands of employees who opposed the company’s request to start coming to the […]

Online Decision Makers Like Apple Have A Point

Gatekeepers, like powerful tech companies, have a bad reputation for controlling what’s online. But they totally don’t deserve the heat. One of the excitements of the digital age is that individuals no longer need permission from powerful institutions. Creators of a cat tuxedo can shop online and don’t need to persuade a large department store […]

Review: After ‘Steve’: How Apple Became a Trillion-Dollar Company and

Mickle creates a dense, detailed mosaic of the company’s trials and victories, showing us how Apple, built on Ive’s successes in the 2000s, became Cook’s company in the 2010s. Long knighted, Ive is increasingly fascinated by opportunities outside of Apple (museum exhibit, charity auction, an immersive Christmas tree installation) and is going part-time in 2015. […]

Why Jony Left Apple To ‘The Accountants’

The new arrangement spared Mr. Ive the regular commute to the company’s offices in Cupertino. He moved from nearly daily product reviews to an irregular schedule where he would go weeks without being weighed down. Sometimes news would spread in the studio that he would unexpectedly come to the office. Employees compared the moments following […]

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