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Pride Month Innovator Profile: An Interview with CEO Adrian Haro

by Jeshua John, on June 22, 2023 at 11:49 AM
As part of our celebration of Pride Month, we interviewed The Workers Lab’s Chief Executive Officer Adrian Haro to learn more about the organization’s recent accomplishments, what it means to lead an...
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Profile of AAPI Innovators

by Jeshua John, on May 15, 2023 at 2:35 PM
The Workers Lab is celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month by profiling a sampling of the tremendous AAPI-led innovations we’re proud to have supported, including FreeFrom,...
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Innovator Profile: Health Innovator

by Jeshua John, on May 8, 2023 at 7:43 AM
We’re celebrating National Nurses Week by sharing a profile of Health Innovator. This amazing organization knows that health care workers are most well-suited to address challenges in the system....
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Innovator Profile: CLEAN Car Wash Worker Center

by Jeshua John, on April 21, 2023 at 8:52 AM
This innovative nonprofit intentionally integrates environmental protection, green products, and water conservation throughout its efforts to increase safety standards for car wash workers in Los...
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Innovator Profile: Mississippi Workers' Center for Human Rights

by Jeshua John, on March 27, 2023 at 11:16 AM
This 26 year-old, women-led nonprofit is fighting for the dignity and safety of Mississippi's low wage workers. Check out our recent interview with Founder and Executive Director Jaribu Hill.
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Innovator Profile: Leap Fund

by Jeshua John, on March 20, 2023 at 2:16 PM
This tremendous women-led nonprofit is helping workers navigate the "benefits cliff" that many have to face when deciding between earning a dollar or two more per hour and losing valuable safety net...
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What workers are telling us about how to make flexible work quality work

by Jeshua John, on March 8, 2023 at 9:57 AM
As part of our commitment to ensuring workers inform every aspect of our work, we conducted interviews with participants from a 2021 test of the platform.
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Report release: Analysis of existing research about gig work and workers

by Adrian Haro, on January 31, 2023 at 3:36 PM
How inconsistencies in questions, terms, and definitions are preventing a comprehensive understanding of what gig work is, who gig workers are, and what they need.
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We’re Working With Cities To Explore How Flexible Work Can Be Quality Work

by Adrian Haro, on November 4, 2022 at 12:51 PM
Earlier this year, we launched a major effort to continue exploring how flexible work can be quality work. The effort builds from a pilot project we supported alongside the City of Long Beach,...
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Final report: How states and workers shaped a tech solution to improve access to safety net benefits

by Adrian Haro, on June 6, 2022 at 8:37 PM
The Workers Lab is thrilled to release our final report on efforts to improve gig workers' access to safety net benefits. The report details findings from our pilots of the "Income Passport" tech...
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