Kickstarter faces union backlash after firing two organizers

Kickstarter is facing blowback after firing two employees involved in its ongoing unionization effort, as first reported by Slate. Both employees were dismissed over the past eight days, leading to concerns that the firings may be part of a broader retaliation effort. US labor law forbids employers from firing or otherwise reprimanding employees for taking part in unionization efforts.

One of the employees, Taylor Moore, told The Verge that he believed he had been fired in connection with his unionizing efforts. “This morning after six years of pouring my life into the mission, people, and creators of Kickstarter, I was fired for union organizing,” Moore said. “Last week another member of the union organizing committee was fired and we…

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