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Victories

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Victories

Employees have taken action with the support of coworkers, consumers and community supporters to improve their workplaces using Coworker.org. Here are some of our favorite victories:

Victories - Starbucks

Starbucks

Starbucks expands paid parental leave to barista dads and adoptive parents, updates its scheduling technology to prevent “clo-penings”, allows employees to have visible tattoos and dyed hair, and placed safe needle disposal receptacles in bathrooms after baristas spoke out.

Victories - Uber

Uber

After thousands of Uber drivers join together, the rideshare company adds an in-app tipping feature.

Victories - Etsy

Etsy

In response to a campaign started by an engineer at Etsy, the e-commerce company commits to goals designed to improve the company’s impact on the world.

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Victories - Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo announces that it will eliminate product sales goals after employees reported that they faced unreasonable pressure to meet the bank’s excessive sales targets.

Victories - Publix

Publix

Publix updates its dress code to allow associates to grow beards and goatees after employees across the country called on the grocery chain to #FreeTheBeard.

Victories - REI

REI

REI increases wages for employees at the company’s outdoor retail stores across the country and is posting workers’ schedules further in advance.

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Victories - FIFA

FIFA

After professional players speak out, FIFA assures soccer star Abby Wambach that the Women’s World Cup would never again be played on artificial turf.

Victories - Drag Performers

Drag Performers

Multiple venues in the San Francisco Bay Area commit to paying a minimum booking fee to drag performers after the community spoke out about unfair compensation.

Victories - Amazon

Amazon

Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Chicago win time off with pay - for the first time - during extreme heat.

Victories - Cinemark

Cinemark

Cinemark employees win the right to have visible tattoos at work after a successful campaign inspires a change in dress code policy. 

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