eBay, the e-commerce giant, has taken back its written promises to honor workers’ rights to unionize and to bargain in good faith. This follows only months after 300 workers in a trading card retailer owned by eBay had voted to unionize. In response, city Comptroller Brad Lander and state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli sent a joint letter to eBay’s board, urging the company to reinstate the language in its human rights policy. This was the second letter from the Comptrollers as well as several other investors. The first came in June, citing complaints from TCG Players workers, alleging subtle threats if the workers unionized, surveillance of union supporters, captive audience meetings, and refusal to bargain.

Read the full story by Duncan Freeman for The Chief-Leader, published November 24, 2023, here:,51502


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