MEDIA

FAIR WORK WEEK: VIOLETA & SILVERIO'S STORY
Silverio has cancer, but with an unpredictable work schedules at McDonald’s, his wife Violeta can't always be there for him.

FAIR WORK WEEK: WE WON!

FAIR WORK WEEK: MAYOR BILL DE BLASIO

WORKSHIFT - LASHAY JAMES' STORY (2017)
LaShay, a mother of four, begins every day at 3:30 am. She's working hard, but her employer won't provide her with the advance notice and stable scheduling she needs to support her family. Everyone deserves fair and predictable schedules. Join Workshift.us to stand with LaShay and other shift workers.

WORKSHIFT - RASIMANI'S STORY (2016)
RasImani Diggs is one of the countless people across the nation who works in retail-she helps us all when we can't find what we're looking for, welcomes us when we walk in, and cheerfully deals with any number of our odd requests. It’s her job, but what happens when she needs something that she can’t seem to find?

WORKSHIFT - FAIR SCHEDULING FOR EVERYONE (2016)
For too long, hourly workers at retail chains and fast food companies have been squeezed by companies who employ unfair scheduling practices to maximize their profits at the expense of their workers. It's time to protect the dignity of all workers by putting an end to unreliable work hours.

STARBUCKS SHAREHOLDERS' MEETING ON YOUTUBE (2016)
At the 2016 Starbucks Shareholders' Meeting, Working Washington member Darrion Sjoquist asked Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz what the company would do to ensure secure schedules for all Starbucks baristas.  

WORKERS IN WASHINGTON STATE SAY 'IT'S OUR TIME' (2015)
On November 10th, workers took action from Spokane to Olympia, Yakima to Seattle, in communities across the state and online because every worker needs a living wage, paid sick days, reliable schedules, and access to hours.

FAIR WORKWEEK ON AL JAZEERA AMERICA (2015)
The Center for Popular Democracy's Fair Workweek Initiative Director Carrie Gleason joins Aljazeera America to discuss how unfair work scheduling impedes low-wage workers from dignity and justice on the job.

RETAIL REALITY: SHIFTY BUSINESS (2015)
Why can’t retail workers make ends meet? CUP worked with the Retail Action Project (RAP), and designers Joshua Graver and Maxwell Sorensen to make a short animation about the changing scheduling practices in the retail industry.

TEMP WORKERS WAITING IN LINE AT TARGET FIELD (2015)
Temp workers at Target Field, most of whom are black, stand in thee-hour lines with no guaranteed hours or pay before every Twins game. These workers are fighting back for better wages and working conditions.