Tech Labor Leaders Are Dodging Surveillance on Platforms Like Facebook and Zoom

For worker movements, digital tools are a double-edged sword

Workers protest against the failure from employers to provide adequate protections in the Amazon delivery hub workplace on National May Day/Sick Out organized by workers at Amazon, Whole Foods, Instacart, and Shipt on May 1, 2020 in Hawthorne, California. Photo: Valerie Macon/AFP/Getty Images

Willy Solis describes himself as someone who never dreamed of being an activist. Last year, the 41-year-old Texan began working for Shipt, a grocery delivery app owned by Target that relies on tens of thousands of gig workers to…