Carrotworkers’ Collective (UK) - yes, we are related to the Carrot Workers, PWB grew out of the Carrot Workers Collective
Intern Aware (UK) - a campaign focusing on promoting fair access to the internship system. Recently launched the ‘Claim Back Your Pay’ campaign.
No Pay No Way (UK) - a group of ex- and current interns campaigning for decent remuneration of interns and in-office volunteers in the charity sector.
Interns Anonymous (UK) - a forum for interns to share their experiences and discuss the ethics of unpaid employment.
Graduate Fog (UK) - Website for job-hunting graduates who’ve just launched Pay Your Interns, a campaign to name-and-shame the big brands that are too tight to pay their hard-working interns the wages they deserve.
Rights for Interns (TUC) (UK) - know your rights initiative by TUC
Actors Minimum Wage (UK) - Fair pay is the law. Fair play for actors.
Arts+Labor (US) - working group founded in conjunction with the New York General Assembly for #occupywallstreet. We are artists and interns, writers and educators, art handlers and designers, administrators, curators, assistants, and students. We are all art workers and members of the 99%. Arts & Labor is dedicated to exposing and rectifying economic inequalities and exploitative working conditions in our fields through direct action and educational initiatives. By forging coalitions, fighting for fair labor practices, and reimagining the structures and institutions that frame our work, Arts & Labor aims to achieve parity for every member ofthe 99%
Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E) (US) - works to draw attention to economic inequality in the arts, and to resolve them.
Art Leaks - collective platform initiated by an international group of artists, curators, art historians and intellectuals in response to the abuse of their professional integrity and the open infraction of their labor rights. In the art world, such abuses usually disappear, but some events bring them into sharp focus and therefore deserve public scrutiny. Only by drawing attention to concrete abuses can we underscore the precarious condition of cultural workers and the necessity for sustained protest against the appropriation of politically engaged art, culture and theory by institutions embedded in a tight mesh of capital and power.
Making A Living (UK) - independent group of arts professionals currently active across the UK who are researching and campaigning on issues of art and labour.
Boycott Workfare (UK) - Workfare, compulsory work for benefits, is being rolled-out across the country. We call on public sector bodies, voluntary organisations and businesses being offered these placements as well as union branches to join others in signing a pledge to boycott the scheme.
Latin American Workers Association (UK) - LAWAS está trabajando duro para convocar a los latinoamericanos de cualquier nacionalidad que viven en el Reino Unido que necesitan promover y luchar por sus derechos. Creemos firmemente que el foco central de nuestra lucha es en los sitios de trabajo, y por eso nos interesamos en promover la organización de los trabajadores y la defensa de nuestro derecho a un salario digno y a no ser perseguidos y victimizados por nuestra condición de inmigrantes.
SolFed (UK) - non-hierarchical, anti-authoritarian, direct action solidarity movement.
Seattle Solidarity Network (US) - volunteer network of working people who believe in standing up for our rights. Our goal is to support our fellow workers’ strikes and struggles, build solidarity, and organize to deal with specific job, housing, and other problems caused by the greed of the rich and powerful.
London Coalition Against Poverty (UK) - London Coalition Against Poverty is a coalition of groups which are based on the idea that through solidarity and direct action, ordinary people have the power to change our own lives.
London Living Wage (UK) - London Citizens, a broad based alliance of faith organisations, schools, trade union branches and community groups, launched the call for a living wage in April 2001. They made an argument that low pay had costs for the whole community, impacting on health, educational achievement and parenting, family life and civility. Since that call, the campaign has spread from hospitals, to the finance houses of Canary Wharf and the City, to Universities, local government and shops.
Excluded Workers Congress (US) - national networks of organizations that represent a base of workers that are either by law or by practice excluded from the right to organize in the United States. The nine sectors of the Excluded Workers Congress include domestic workers, farm workers, taxi drivers, restaurant workers, day laborers, guestworkers, workers from Southern right- to-work states, workfare workers and formerly incarcerated workers.
Prekaer Cafe (Austria) - Jeden ersten Dienstag im Monat findet in der W23 das PrekärCafé statt. Das Café ist ab 18 Uhr geöffnet, Veranstaltungsbeginn ist 20 Uhr. Das PrekärCafé ist aus der EuroMayDay Bewegung entstanden und fokusiert auf die Auseinandersetzung mit dem Thema Prekarisierung von Arbeits- und Lebensverhältnissen. Das Café soll neben und durch Veranstaltungen ein Raum für kooperative Kreativität und theoretischen Neuerfindung, soziale Archeologie und Wunschmaschinen, genauso wie Raum für Vielheiten sowie Überlappung offener und geschlossener Zusammenhänge sein..
Artists social insurance fund (KSK) (Germany)
Freelancers Union (US) Freelancers Union promotes the interests of independent workers through advocacy, education, and services
AG Kritische Kulturhauptstadt Ruhr 2010 (Germany)
Generazione 1.000 Euro (Italy) - website dedicated to the “Milleuristi” (1.000 €uros per month employees), to their stories and their vicissitudes, to their frustrations and their hopes.
Hotel Workers Rising (US)
Occupy Design (UK)
Arts Against Cuts (UK) - a collective of any and all in the creative fight against the cuts
Feminist Fightback (UK)