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The History Behind Labor Can Help Us Better Understand “Hot Labor Summer”

Have you heard about Hot Labor Summer? This summer has been a key moment in labor organizing—including in tech. The Writers Guild of America won one of the first major battles against the use of generative AI in the workplace. UPS workers fought and won raises and… Read More

Why Layoff Protections Matter: Testimony from a Google Contract Worker

Right now, the future of layoff protections for workers in California sits in the Governor’s hands. AB 1356, the Protect Laid-Off Workers Act, passed resoundingly through the California Assembly and State Senate, needing Governor Newsom’s signature to make it into law. AB 1356 wouldn’t be where it is today without… Read More

Recoding America: Discussion with the Author

Just when we most need our government to work—to decarbonize our infrastructure and economy, support marginalized people through a pandemic, and address our housing crisis—it is faltering. Government at all levels has limped into the digital age, offering online services that can feel even more cumbersome than the paperwork that… Read More

To President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris: Make the AI Bill of Rights Federal Policy

In October 2022, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) released a Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights, outlining how to use artificial intelligence (AI) responsibly moving forward. In the Blueprint, they acknowledge that “algorithms used in hiring and credit decisions have been found to… Read More

Under the Algorithm: Your Privacy and Civil Rights in Housing – Recording

What would you do if you discovered that your application for a mortgage or a rental unit was rejected—and you suspected it was due to discrimination? Existing remedies would require that you prove the housing provider was illegally discriminating against you.  But what do you do when it’s not a… Read More

Breayn Landers

Breayn Landers is an Administrative Associate with over 5+ years of Administrative experience, along with some experience in HR, recruiting, inventory control, and content creation. Prior to joining she worked as a Client Onboarding Manager for a Payroll/Compliance firm, meeting people from all over the world and helping them achieve… Read More

Unified Privacy, Civil Rights and Consumer Protection Strategy Needed Worldwide, New Paper Argues

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 22, 2023Contacts: Izzy Woodruff |; Rosita Vivanco | Unified Privacy, Civil Rights and Consumer Protection Strategy Needed Worldwide, New Paper Argues Washington, D.C. — The world needs a unified and coherent strategy that incorporates privacy, civil rights and consumer protections into digital products and services as AI becomes… Read More