Hope you enjoyed your parades, picnics & Labor Day BBQs–now, back to the grind!
Sharing, Solidarity & Sustainability
Teen Vogue, on the prison strike that’s been going on for several weeks.
Well, this is interesting…tech that seems to allow workers in global supply chains to “talk” to the brands that are commissioning their work through third parties.
Uber is fighting a Brazilian court ruling that they should consider a driver an employee, not a contractor.
A great piece, by Coworker’s Jess Kutch, on what unions could be doing to build worker power in non-union worksites that is not limited to fighting for CBAs.
From a policy perspective, DC is the best place in America to be a low-wage worker. Check out this new scorecard from Oxfam America.
Reputation, reputation, reputation
Cathy O’Neill, with an interesting post on why Facebook reputation scores could be a good thing—especially if they give users control over how to use them.
What’s Going on in the Workforce
6 chefs convene to talk about how to fix the restaurant industry’s sexual harassment problem.
It’s the day after a holiday weekend that marks the end of summer. You’d rather still be on vacation. Why not read this story about cruise ship entertainers, instead of working?
This Japanese startup will quit your job for you (well, at least if you work in Japan it will).
One worker’s story, about what it’s like to work a gig-like job in an Amazon warehouse.