“Are you now or have you ever been…”

What’s Going on in the Workforce

Are you now or have you ever been a political campaign staffer? If so, the launch of the Campaign Workers Guild may interest you.

“Shepherds and the sheep.” Fascinating long read on union activism inside Russia’s auto industry.

Uber wants drivers to take a break after 12 hours of driving (not explained—how to keep people from just switching to drive for Lyft, during their mandated 6-hour break).

Geeking Out

Bloomberg invites you to play a game as the owner of a retail mall—can you turn it around? Warning: turn off your sound first, if you’re not supposed to be playing games at work.

You’ve really gotta love those folks from Boston Dynamics

Reputation, reputation, reputation

An excellent piece about portable reputation for workers, and some of the ways we might make it happen.

Sharing, Solidarity & Sustainability

Airbnb announces a partnership with three banks that will consider Airbnb income as income when refinancing a house.

Interesting look at the social media-driven update to the Green Book—which helped African Americans travel safely during the Jim Crow era.

From Partners

Congrats to Cornell’s ILR on the launch of their new online publication, Unionist!

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