As we move into the Trump era, unions are going to need to be able to do more with less. Trokt is here to help reduce the number of hours you need to spend on bargaining contracts and tracking grievances.
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What’s Going on in the Workforce
Can expansion of worker-owned coops increase the supply of elder care for Americans?
Will increasing automation have a disproportionate impact on women workers?
Hats off to ROC, the Fight for 15, and NELP (and many others) for coordinating a series of activities opposing the nomination of fast food CEO Andy Puzder as Labor Secretary.
Check out this Resistance Manual for the Trump Era.
Is your organization imagining a major internal reorganization in the current political climate? If you want help figuring that out, Future Shift is giving away 2 workshops to organizations that need it.
Reputation, reputation, reputation
Using What’s App for sensitive organizing conversations? You might wanna switch to Signal.
Sharing, Solidarity & Sustainability
Instacart is cutting pay for their contractors in at least four cities.
Uber is rolling out the ability for drivers to take cash to pay for rides—but you’ll only get your change back through Paypal or other electronic means. Wonder if this will increase tipping? In other Uber news, they’re looking to local governments in the UK to subsidize “last-mile” use of Uber that could replace public transit.