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Grindr ‘Unlawfully’ Purged Staff at LGBTQ Dating App, Union Says
The union alleges severance agreements offered to former staff broke the law and the company illegally silenced workers.
Grindr’s Return-to-Office Ultimatum Has Gutted a Uniquely Queer Space in Tech
Two weeks after staff at queer dating app Grindr unionized, bosses ordered employees back to the office. Nearly half the app’s workers refused and have been laid off.
As Its Workers Move to Unionize, Grindr Unveils a Strict Return-to-Office Policy
Grindr workers say that the company is continuing to crack down on unionization efforts with a return-to-office (RTO) plan that could force employees to radically change their lives or lose their jobs. The company has thus far refused to come to the table with the union, despite boasting about “healthy revenue growth” in a letter to shareholders on Monday.
Move or Quit: Grindr Dictates New Office Rules Amid Union Drive
Two weeks after employees filed to organize, the company told some they had to change cities or would lose their jobs. It said the plan had long been in the works.
Grindr Accused of Union Busting: Report
At a time when unions are fighting for workers' rights across the country and companies are responding by using tried-and-true union-busting techniques, the LGBTQ+ dating app Grindr has reportedly issued its employees an ultimatum: Move across the country to work in an office or lose your job.
Grindr Tells Unionizing Workers: Move Across The Country or Be Fired
Two weeks after workers at the company announced a union drive, Grindr management has issued a return-to-office policy that workers say is retaliatory.
Grindr Forces Workers Back to Office for Trying to Unionize, Organizers Say in Complaint
Grindr Inc., the LGBTQ dating company, is using a new return-to-office policy to punish employees who are trying to unionize, workers alleged in a complaint filed with US labor officials.
Staff at Grindr, the World’s Biggest LGBTQ Dating App, Are Unionizing
Workers at Grindr, the popular and long-running LGBTQ dating app, have announced supermajority support for forming a union. Jacobin talked to two Grindr workers about their demands.
Grindr employees look to unionize
Driven in part by the nationwide hostility towards the LGBTQ community, Grindr employees announced a unionization effort on July 20.
Grindr Workers Are Looking to Unionize Amid Tech Layoffs
The U.S. labor movement is officially no longer on the DL.
Grindr Employees to Unionize Amid the Rise in Anti-LGBTQ+ Legislation, Tech Layoffs
Employees at the gay hookup app Grindr announced Thursday that they had launched a union. They also did so in part, they say, due to the company's CEO George Arison's prior backing of anti-LGBTQ+ politicians.
Grindr Staff Launch Union Drive, Fueled by Tech Layoffs and Anti-LGBTQ Threats
Employees at the LGBTQ dating company Grindr Inc. are petitioning to unionize, extending a wave of organizing among tech workers.
Workers at Grindr Announce Union with CWA
Today, a supermajority of workers at Grindr, comprising members of the LGBTQIA+ community and strong allies, proudly announce the formation of Grindr United with the Communications Workers of America (CWA). A supermajority of the approximately 100 eligible members have signed union representation cards at the company behind the leading LGBTQIA+ dating app.