We can leverage technology to unlock new ways to support organizing. We are inspired by technologies like WorkIt, a chatbot that helps advocates engage with employees and provide critical information on employment policies
This year’s Future Work Awards are encouraging people to look past the negative headlines to see potential in the workplace of the 21st century
The Civic Tech Accelerator Fund is an accelerated and focused grant-making process that leverages the expertise, network, and financial capital of tech leaders to catalyze high-impact Civic Tech organizations in the Bay Area.
The tool that helped power OUR Walmart is now expanding to other companies and labor groups.
"Being unable to access policy online when you are at work makes difficult to know when you are breaking policy — or understand how managers are using policies against you," said Mississippi Walmart worker Joanna Chambers. "Through the WorkIt app, we’re amplifying the strength of OUR Walmart networks."
"Managers are worried that this app "is going to help associates connect with each other," Marler said. "They want to keep the power to themselves and they don’t want us empowered and to be able to access this on our own.