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5 Things You Need to Know About the SF Campaign for Drag Equity

Drag has always been there for our community, and we are the best version of ourselves when the community is there for us, too.(This piece contains instead the ideas, opinions, and personal judgements of a petition leader, and are not repr…

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What to do if your boss won’t fix the air conditioning

Lots of folks love the warm summer weather, but it can be less enjoyable — and even dangerous — for workers when temperatures increase in their workplaces. For example, what happens if the air conditioning breaks in your workplace on a hot, summer day?…

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When ‘Teamworks’ Isn’t Working, Starbucks Baristas Pay a Price

How a new app at the coffee chain is impacting workersSource: Kārlis Dambrāns, this year, Starbucks rolled out a new scheduling app called Teamworks. Starbucks baristas can access their work sch…

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Think you may have missing wages? Here’s what you can do

What to do if you suspect you’ve experienced wage theftWhen someone mentions “theft,” a specific crime probably comes to mind, but many people are losing money to theft that comes in the form of a range of wage violations. In fact, far more people are …


What every REI Co-Op member should know

There’s a grassroots movement of REI employees pushing for better schedules and higher wages at the outdoor retailerIn November 2015, an REI employee — unhappy with the wage levels and scheduling practices for store workers — created a Facebook page ca…

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Tech subcontractors left behind: How to come together against arbitration

Find out what you’ve signed & do something about it togetherThe employees of staffing, temp, contracting and vendor agencies who work at tech companies have been left behind in the wave of changes to arbitration clauses of employment contracts this…

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Here’s what workers are saying about app-based food delivery

More and more consumers are getting food delivered to their homes through app-based companies. The ease with which consumers can summon a fully-cooked meal to their front door can obscure the role a range of workers play behind-the-scenes. From the res…