WHAT WE DO

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Our Projects

Coworker.org invests in power-building ideas and projects by and for workers. Our team helps workers launch their own organizations, create new tools for solving workplace problems, learn more about a systemic problem in a particular industry, and more.

If you’ve got an idea for your workplace, drop us a line. [email protected]

Featured Projects

As the workplace evolves, so does Coworker. Explore more of our projects below.

Starbucks Employees

Thousands of Starbucks employees around the world have used Coworker’s resources to call for improvements in their workplaces.

Starbucks Employees

Starbucks may be ubiquitous around the world, but a lot of work happens behind the scenes that isn’t visible to the average consumer: and the “partners” - what Starbucks calls its employees - say the work isn’t always easy. Thousands of Starbucks employees around the world have used Coworker.org’s resource to call for improvements in their workplaces -- and they’ve won remarkable changes.

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Gig Economy

Coworker is a place for continued innovation to ensure that the future of work is fair for workers.

Gig Economy

New technologies impact all of us in our workplaces in a range of different ways. In recent years, more people are doing work that is entirely mediated by app-based platforms -- from cleaners and movers to transcriptionists and lawyers to drivers and dog walkers, and many more.

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Workplace Policy Research

Coworker studies the impact of new technologies on workers’ ability to organize and collectively advocate for their rights on the job.

Workplace Policy Research

Employees at many companies in Coworker.org’s networks are grappling with the introduction of software that mediates hiring, performance, scheduling, productivity and wellness of workers. In other cases, such as Uber drivers and Instacart shoppers, the entire work experience is managed by algorithms on apps downloaded to their personal devices.

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Fighting Workplace Discrimination and Harassment

Working people are speaking out for safe and dignified workplaces free from harassment, discrimination and abuse.

Fighting Workplace Discrimination and Harassment

Across a broad range of industries, people are speaking out for safe and dignified workplaces free from harassment, discrimination and abuse. Workers have used Coworker.org’s tools to start their own campaigns to fight for protection from harassment and retaliation for reporting abuse.

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