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Activist gig workers seek to form nonprofit to support fellow workers – TechCrunch

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Vanessa Bain (pictured above), a well-known gig worker-activist, has teamed up with fellow gig worker-activist Sarah Clarke (pseudonym) to form the Gig Workers Collective. We want to be the first responders that, whenever gig workers find out there is a pay cut or some type of issue, they’ll feel comfortable coming to us,” Clarke told TechCrunch. The plan is to continue fighting for fair pay and better treatment for gig workers, whether they shop for Instacart, drive for Uber or Lyft, or deliver for Postmates and DoorDash. Through the organization, Clarke hopes to be able to help other gig workers effectively organize, file grievances and advocate for themselves. […] Right now, the organization has a board of five gig workers and six workers who are contributing to the organization. […] TechCrunch Megan Rose Dickey feedproxy.google.com Activist gig workers seek to form nonprofit to support fellow workers – TechCrunch http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Techcrunch/~3/V-PWZ3AyPf8/


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