Sharing, Solidarity & Sustainability
“…the 4 day workweek is a pragmatic response to a the problem of overwork that is leading to a crisis in mental health and wellbeing.” Check out this piece, about the 4-day workweek campaign in the UK.
New York City needs to step up its game, in terms of earned sick leave enforcement, according to a new report by the city controller.
Reputation, reputation, reputation
You, like me, may not understand everything explained in this article about Zoom’s recently-revealed bug. But you should draw the same conclusion: cover up your laptop camera, whenever you’re not actively using it for a video call, even if you’re not really paranoid.
An excellent overview of the kinds of things activists should be doing to keep safe from government surveillance, during protests.
“…nonviolent campaigns are twice as likely to achieve their goals as violent campaigns.” A new study establishes that non-violence resistance is a most effective strategy.
Action Network’s Nicole Aro, on how progressives need to support organizing tech that counters the values proffered by venture capitalists.
An amazing explainer of wage theft was run last week in Teen Vogue.
What’s Going on in the Workforce
Glad to see that Gig Workers Rising and Rideshare Drivers United were in Sacramento last week, lobbying for AB 5. (And also noting with side-eye that Uber & Lyft paid drivers up to $100 to attend their anti-AB 5 lobby day.)
Walmart associates are posting pro-union memes on Reddit.
Sending light and love to all my friends and family at SEIU Local 32BJ, who lost their president, Hector Figueroa, last week. It only feels right to give him the last word, this week.