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Working Partnerships @wpusanews San Jose, California

Grassroots organizing and public policy innovation for a just economy

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"Together, we will get through this pandemic, protect our planet, advance racial justice, care for our families, an… https://t.co/ywNqq0jPhA
1/21
2021
Los residentes del condado de Santa Clara de 75 años o más ahora son elegibles para recibir la vacuna de COVID-19.… https://t.co/tU819OpdNxSanta Clara County residents ages 75 and older are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine! For more info on who can… https://t.co/rR2E8JrCqX
1/20
2021
Thank you to Mayor @LisaGillmor and Council for their unanimous support to extend this policy and for continuing to… https://t.co/k6eEv1Y3HrThis win is a direct result of years of organizing and continued community support, including the many of you who s… https://t.co/5JQFAuLFSvNow, these protections are being extended to hotel workers as well, to ensure they will not be arbitrarily fired if… https://t.co/GCXzW9eQL9This local law protects the people working subcontracted service jobs by ensuring that they are given the option to… https://t.co/Q7s0dYkuQmSanta Clara City Council just voted to extend the Right of Retention policy to hotel workers — a key step towards p… https://t.co/u3eeIJYNAS
1/13
2021
UPDATE: @SantaClaraCity Council is voting on expanding the Right of Retention policy to hotel workers TOMORROW, 1/… https://t.co/i5br7UkyAc
1/11
2021
Today, @CityofSanJose Council is voting to extend the emergency paid sick leave ordinance that passed back in March… https://t.co/hTUfggwufC
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1/6
2020
3/3: 2020 has taught us that our strength comes from joining together, no matter what comes our way. So today we're… https://t.co/s83SJjc81P2/2: We’ve won long-overdue changes in policies and public narratives this year that have shifted the horizon of po… https://t.co/FqjUhEMfLO1/2: As we look back on all that our movement fought for and won this year - we feel deep hope for the future. Toge… https://t.co/sXeaN1lsWm
12/31
2020
Today we reflect on #8 of 8 key fights and big wins in 2020: With @UCBLaborCenter we hosted a conference and releas… https://t.co/CWZsGYAmeL
12/29
2020
Today we reflect on #7 of 8 key fights and big wins from 2020 - learn how we worked w/ partners to win a number of… https://t.co/gsKQCabKuj
12/28
2020
Today we reflect on #6 of 8 key fights and big wins of 2020: organizing with @SVRising partners to support the heal… https://t.co/QOPrJv1z0l
12/23
2020
Today we reflect on #5 of 8 key fights and big wins from 2020 - learn how @GigWorkersRise and allies pushed back on… https://t.co/BkXNxiUcl7Today we reflect on #4 of 8 key fights and big wins from 2020. Learn more about how we helped Santa Clara County re… https://t.co/5OK61bGI9K
12/22
2020
But across CA, too many working people lack the protections they need to stay safe and secure. In 2021, we will wor… https://t.co/Jg3MEOVocHTogether, we won critical protections in multiple South Bay cities so that more working people have the right to st… https://t.co/zmQME3IOE8COVID19 has made all too plain the racial divides in our economy. With layoffs, infections, and evictions dispropor… https://t.co/VPQelsWgCP
12/19
2020
@SCCgov Artwork by the always awesome @soulstreetfelix! @SCCgov Can you chip in to help us promote the well-being of our communities, essential workers, and vital small bu… https://t.co/9w7puXoIpf @SCCgov Since March, we've had over 40,000 convos with residents and connected 6,500+ small businesses to critical… https://t.co/DG2A3jWffTWhen COVID19 hit, we heard from so many struggling to cover rent, put food on the table, and keep their families sa… https://t.co/77NLGSaYLAOver the next few days we're looking back at some of the key fights and big wins from 2020. To start: launching a r… https://t.co/xVWNHvHqk1
12/18
2020
UPDATE: Due to procedural reasons, the Right of Retention ordinance has been pushed back to January 12th.
12/17
2020
UPDATE: Due to an error in noticing, the Santa Clara City Council did not hear any items last night. They have resc… https://t.co/YdRx6fiQinWhile most of the tech sector has maintained their commitment to their service workers, @Verizon chose to abandon t… https://t.co/rTjQEz5pFe
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12/16
2020
Tell the Council to STOP Mayor Liccardo & Councilmember Diep’s power grab! Call in tomorrow at 11am using this link… https://t.co/1zcfUvQRYd
Retweeted by Working Partnerships.@sliccardo and @LTDiep latest power grab may not only violate city & state transparency laws, but also puts into q… https://t.co/elnBRymfel
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12/15
2020
Recently, @SantaClaraCity joined other CA cities by passing an emergency Worker Recall law — a key step towards pro… https://t.co/kpf8fHrqTy
12/14
2020
A new report from @UCBLaborCenter, @WPUSAnews and led by UC Santa Cruz professor @chrisbenner shows the growth of e… https://t.co/jTQbFeWoNZ
Retweeted by Working PartnershipsImportant to recognize that 'impact' of technology is not inevitable. We CAN have good jobs *and* technological in… https://t.co/zbaAE4JNDG
Retweeted by Working PartnershipsFood delivery jobs are growing, but many of these new jobs are gig jobs w/ low-wages, low-benefits, & limited right… https://t.co/PNIzi0s2Yc
Retweeted by Working Partnerships"the growth of e-commerce actually is leading to the creation of new jobs, as customers now are paying for tasks th… https://t.co/4bnUsv4GGq
Retweeted by Working PartnershipsWill gig work spread to grocery industry as demand for delivery surges? New study from @UCBLaborCenter raises conce… https://t.co/nzT428NMY4
Retweeted by Working Partnerships @UCBLaborCenter @chrisbenner @Uber @Instacart @DoorDash @Safeway Our report lays out the growing food delivery indu… https://t.co/hXQPXqRAZ4 @UCBLaborCenter @chrisbenner @Uber @Instacart @DoorDash @Safeway We know what happens when these benefits aren’t gi… https://t.co/XLqK1q7W1c @UCBLaborCenter @chrisbenner @Uber @Instacart @DoorDash Stores like @Safeway already employ delivery workers as W-2… https://t.co/sDEDzeDUpX @UCBLaborCenter @chrisbenner @Uber @Instacart @DoorDash Often, corps say they can't give these rights b/c it'll mea… https://t.co/McEqeuL8Bm @UCBLaborCenter @chrisbenner Being independent contractors means corps like @Uber, @Instacart, @DoorDash, etc. guar… https://t.co/HVwn0de39L📣 NEW: We & @UCBLaborCenter just released a report by @chrisbenner on food delivery & e-commerce. Jobs are growing… https://t.co/npdt7DUFJI
12/9
2020
In September, @Verizon (which bought @Yahoo) broke ranks with the rest of the tech industry by refusing to continue… https://t.co/FHYdBhg0an
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11/17
2020
Tech in Silicon Valley is a heavily segregated industry; over 2/3 of tech's blue-collar workers are Black or Latinx… https://t.co/GKU90FoKUW
Retweeted by Working Partnerships"I spoke to a 57-year-old woman, Nora Morales. She still works an overnight janitorial shift at Google, making $33,… https://t.co/Tib7OwWjhH
Retweeted by Working PartnershipsRead this thread from NBC's @cfarivar on @wpusanews's latest report on how Silicon Valley's tech giants are treatin… https://t.co/cPh97zepll
Retweeted by Working PartnershipsOut of approximately 14K unionized tech cafeteria, janitorial, and security workers in Silicon Valley (Santa Clara… https://t.co/TtRzkcYlzR
Retweeted by Working PartnershipsNEW from @cfarivar: Silicon Valley's blue-collar workers remain on edge as tech companies continue to delay any ret… https://t.co/jQbCsLKwQo
Retweeted by Working PartnershipsTech giants’ commitment to their service workers have meant over 14,000 people can make rent, see a doctor, and pay… https://t.co/HCkExkblci
Retweeted by Working PartnershipsTHREAD: EXCLUSIVE: Silicon Valley's blue-collar workers remain on edge months into pandemic (by @cfarivar) https://t.co/eTDuokfSd1
Retweeted by Working PartnershipsOur latest report on Silicon Valley workforce is out! In researching this I learned so much from blue-collar tech… https://t.co/3SqLa23QRb
Retweeted by Working PartnershipsYou can read more about the study and stories of tech service workers in this story from @NBCNews: https://t.co/WhXxeQf9WkIf the rest of the tech industry were to follow suit, it would have devastating impacts on thousands of families. L… https://t.co/g2TwxJdVh6Yet in the past couple of months, a few outliers like @Yahoo (owned by @Verizon) & @Lyft have chosen to abandon wor… https://t.co/AVaZkqH4MeThis has been a crucial anchor of stability for Black & Brown communities that have been hardest hit by #COVID19 —… https://t.co/sO8nWuMEemIn early days of COVID-19, that organizing led almost all major Silicon Valley tech corporations to commit to maint… https://t.co/fDtgoVw9rTThrough years of powerful organizing, these workers have won higher wages, full family health insurance, and a grow… https://t.co/pU1CBYT7HLThe people who cook, clean, and protect these tech campuses are as much tech workers as programmers and engineers.… https://t.co/u4ifxyd38rThousands of people — mostly Black and Latinx — have spent years keeping tech campuses running. Here's how they're… https://t.co/D6sTDzynAy
11/12
2020
Despite the worst pandemic in a century, working people came out in record numbers to vote—and now we demand those… https://t.co/vasPCywAQA"the labor movement that has organized to challenge gig economy companies, particularly in Silicon Valley, is stron… https://t.co/JojIxJzO2m
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11/6
2020
LIVE NOW: We’re joining leaders from Protect Our Community — a coalition of community organizations — at San José C… https://t.co/tNCvue8N0M
Retweeted by Working PartnershipsHuge thank you to all who who supported and worked hard on this campaign. In particular to every single driver who… https://t.co/d7GbZsgxbC
Retweeted by Working PartnershipsWe knew Prop 22 was never going to be the end. This battle is but a stepping stone towards our continued fight to g… https://t.co/xKXEOlDu6p
Retweeted by Working PartnershipsWhile greedy corporations misled the public and despite being outspent by 10 to 1 our broad based coalition receive… https://t.co/w9DXw7HS07
Retweeted by Working PartnershipsWe know Californians stand with us: A full 40% of those who cast their ballot for Prop. 22 did so believing they we… https://t.co/hK3FTtYZsp
Retweeted by Working PartnershipsFor California’s gig workers, this is far from over. These fights take time,& gig workers always knew they were up… https://t.co/4Mqd3t5nvS
Retweeted by Working PartnershipsUber, Lyft, & the other gig cos took a ballot measure system meant to give voice to ordinary Californians and made… https://t.co/V0jAqp3jDy
Retweeted by Working PartnershipsGig workers did not lose today, democracy did. When corporations spend 100 of millions of dollars to write their ow… https://t.co/nxIVKaxBn5
Retweeted by Working PartnershipsBillionaire corps just hijacked the ballot measure system in CA by spending millions to mislead voters. The most ex… https://t.co/7jmjD1CoHB
Retweeted by Working PartnershipsIt's Election Day! Today is your last chance to cast your vote in the #2020Election. Practice social distancing gui… https://t.co/UCjQDefeBu
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11/4
2020
Together we're making sure our electorate reflects our communities, and shows up in full force to make our voices h… https://t.co/6guN9AK3tc
Retweeted by Working PartnershipsPROTECT OUR DEMOCRACY. Make sure every vote is counted by calling 800-345-8683 for any ballot or voting related iss… https://t.co/WzosU8m7a7SEND 3 TEXTS. If you already voted, take 5 minutes today to check in with your close family & friends to make sure… https://t.co/oGEsE49K9OVOTE VOTE VOTE. If you haven’t joined the millions of Californians who have voted, find your nearest 24 hour ballot… https://t.co/Mc1V99IikhLet's show up together to get out the vote. Here are 3 things you can do today:Today is the day. We’ve been organizing, phone-banking, and building towards this moment for months, and we know ho… https://t.co/ZNps752fiS
11/3
2020
Here at a #NoOnProp22 in East San José! “We’ve beaten money before and we’re going to beat money again because we h… https://t.co/iihYDpA05X
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11/2
2020
Her family has put together a GoFundMe to help with funeral expenses. If you can't give, the family asks "say a pra… https://t.co/kEs7WegBHYWe will miss her dog Mia running around our office, and dearly miss Janice’s presence in our lives and our communit… https://t.co/PjEhAbKtTOWe are mourning the loss of a longtime member of our movement and our family. Earlier this week, Janice Ferris pass… https://t.co/BMapT5mCzw
10/30
2020
No matter the outcome of this 2020 election, we will carry forward these fights for justice, and the collective pow… https://t.co/Z7wF6PfqLfTogether, we are laying the foundation for an alternative vision for our democracy: one built on the principles of… https://t.co/TanQmK0nPG🚫#NoOnProp22: Last yr, gig workers fought for & won historic new protections under AB5 – like minimum wage laws, si… https://t.co/RfX6GVisDI✅#YesOn21: Allow local communities to enact or expand rent control policies that limit how much rental prices can i… https://t.co/Wudk4T5aEn🚫#NoOnProp20: Law enforcement orgs & interests are seeking to roll back gains made by Props 47 & 57, which changed… https://t.co/9RRhH1AQSE✅#YesOn17 would restore the rights of people on parole to vote. ✅#YesOn18 would expand the right to vote in primar… https://t.co/nx9O6vyZjA✅#YesOnProp16: CA remains 1 of 9 states that bans equal opportunity policies. This ban was enacted in 1996 as a par… https://t.co/aJop0LBz0y✅ #YesOn15: Prop 15 will close a corporate tax loophole and reclaim up to $12 billion a year for our schools, commu… https://t.co/NOejrSGxTfThis election, we will decide whether multi-billion dollar corporations can buy our democracy, or if we will center… https://t.co/bkaTDS4NeC
10/29
2020
.@caanet: We’ll fund dog-whistle mailers, but we’re resigning from @TheSVO @PACSV_ because these photos are too rac… https://t.co/DvYtYazjDy
Retweeted by Working PartnershipsJoint statement from @D2SergioJimenez @CMRaulPeralez @CM_Magdalena @SylviaArenas and myself on Redistricting Commis… https://t.co/GhC4Axeq0z
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10/28
2020
🚨 80% said pay was insufficient to meet household expenses 🚨 Half had to stop working because of COVID 🚨 Three-quar… https://t.co/7byjQynybb
Retweeted by Working PartnershipsLeaders have fought for centuries for the right to vote, but youth, people of color & lower-income individuals face… https://t.co/nciK5T5ihe
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10/19
2020
Cherri Murphy, who drives for Lyft, starting us off, saying how despicable it is that the gig companies are trying… https://t.co/CIwaIbQ19E
Retweeted by Working PartnershipsWe have dozens and dozens of drivers lined up lane to lane against this, they’re driving in from all over the state… https://t.co/eiDGbXcuz5
Retweeted by Working Partnerships#NoOnProp22 #NoOnProp22 #NoOnProp22 #NoOnProp22 #NoOnProp22 https://t.co/oUVtkmo7X9
Retweeted by Working Partnerships @Uber can you hear us now? #NoOnProp22 https://t.co/mHZ6rYAHg4
Retweeted by Working PartnershipsY’all there are hundreds of people here, starting our drivers caravan outside Uber’s HQ. We’re all demanding… https://t.co/1QoWb2MjSP
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10/15
2020

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