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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:
Starbucks expands paid parental leave to barista dads and adoptive parents, updates its scheduling technology to prevent “clo-penings”, and allows employees to have visible tattoos and dyed hair after baristas spoke out.
After thousands of Uber drivers join together, the rideshare company adds an in-app tipping feature.
Employees at BG Cowboy’s Saloon in Syracuse, NY, win back pay they were owed after the restaurant suddenly closed.
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.
Workers at Matchbox Food Group in the Washington, DC area win a monetary settlement from the restaurant chain after they say that they were unjustly fired.
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.
Students at New York University win their campaign asking school administrators to stop posting illegal unpaid internships on the college’s job boards.
Publix responds to employees’ calls to #FreetheBeard by starting a pilot program allowing associates to grow beards and goatees several locations.
REI increases wages for employees at the company’s outdoor retail stores across the country and is posting workers’ schedules further in advance.
After professional players speak out, FIFA assures soccer star Abby Wambach that the Women’s World Cup would never again be played on turf.