Apple Employee Wants to Unionize
|Taking a bite out of Apple|
Yet Cory Moll, 30, has a much more composed approach, compared to the enraged Facebook employee who had just learned he'd been ousted from the multibillion-dollar company he helped to create.
Moll's quiet revolution began to unravel on Jan.y 1. "Happy New Year! Our Time Has Come," he tweeted. Five months passed before a second entry appeared: "Happy 10th Anniversary, Apple Retail Stores!"
Since then, his efforts to start a union have been slow-moving, yet he is not giving up. He created an Apple Retail Workers Union Web site, which states: "At Apple, our most important resource, our soul, is our people. Our Time Has Come."
"It's kind of a feeling of David versus Goliath," Moll told reporters.
Don't get him wrong. Moll says he loves working for Apple, where he makes $14 an hour, which is $4 more than San Francisco's minimum wage. Perhaps that explains why he is not more vociferous about his union plans. After all, it is seemingly rare, if not unheard of, for a well-treated employee at one of the major high-tech giants in Silicon Valley to express discontent.
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