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NY Times : High-Technology Sector Unmoved by Labor's Song

"I never think about unions, because they were never part of my life." Meanwhile, slashdot has a sysadmin's account of The High Tech Sweatshop : "In exchange for high salaries and large stock options the company owns you all day and all night, every day and every night. You are 'Mission critical'. High salaries become an illusion because when it gets down to it your hourly rate isn't much better than the assistant manager of the local Pep Boys."

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