Paid sick days & workplace protections for all Californians
Our whole community is strongest when everyone has what they need to be healthy and safe. But too many working Californians have faced devastating losses without recourse or protections to ensure they can care for their families and come back strong.
Statement on the murder of George Floyd
Our hearts are heavy with grief and rage at the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police this week.
2 new proposals to protect CA workers
Our whole community is strongest when everyone has what they need to be healthy and safe.
San José Council votes for paid sick leave
Last night, the San José City Council voted unanimously to develop the most expansive emergency paid sick leave policy in the nation.
Launching Santa Clara County CAN: COVID-19 Assistance Navigation
Today, we’re launching a major expansion of our Fair Workplace Collaborative program to help people understand and apply for the resources and support that are so desperately needed right now.
San José advances paid sick leave
Ensuring that everyone has paid sick days is a vital part of how we flatten the COVID-19 curve and prevent our medical system from being overloaded.
COVID-19 Community Resource Guide
As we shelter in place to reduce the spread of COVID19, countless families are losing the work that pays the bills. Here are some of the resources available to those who need help now in Santa Clara County.
San José City Councilmembers introduce paid sick leave policy to respond to COVID-19
All working people need to be able to take paid time off if they or their family gets sick, especially as we deal with COVID-19.
Tech companies take action on coronavirus
Paid sick leave and affordable healthcare are basic human rights, and they are essential to protecting public health as we grapple with the coronavirus. Yesterday, major tech corporations including Facebook, Twitter, Cisco, Microsoft, and Google committed that hourly and subcontracted service…
3 lessons from the Future of Workers summit
When working people have a seat at the table, we all win: we build a more inclusive economy, we strengthen our democracy, and we can shape a future where we get a fair return on our work and more time with…
#GivingTuesday: Why we’re asking for your support
I’m Derecka Mehrens, the executive director of Working Partnerships USA. We rarely ask for your financial support, but this year we are — and I want to tell you why.
Get the facts on Uber & Lyft’s deceptive ballot measure
This morning, Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, and other gig corporations filed a deceptive ballot initiative that, while making a lot of empty promises, would take away hard-won protections from people working in the gig economy.