The Accidental Organizer — OR, how I lost one job, helped unionize another, and managed to survive

Today, September 17, is the main event for workers (including myself) at Divvy: we’ll be negotiating our wages, along with a few other things. I hope that Divvy Bikes and its parent company will agree that its workers deserve fair wages. I don’t think I’ve told this story online, have I? Last summer, I hadContinue reading “The Accidental Organizer — OR, how I lost one job, helped unionize another, and managed to survive”

What I’ve been listening to: the podcasts that give me life

As I mentioned in my last post, I have recently embraced podcasts as a way to get me through my workday. I work long hours with my hands, and those hours pass a lot quicker with podcasts and audio books, as it turns out. This month, instead of linking to all the individual stories IContinue reading “What I’ve been listening to: the podcasts that give me life”