The Democracy Collaborative (TDC) and the Nonprofit Professional Employees Union, IFPTE Local 70 (NPEU) have signed the organization’s first collective bargaining agreement. “This contract represents our bargaining unit’s commitment to making The Democracy Collaborative a model of the kind of workplace we advocate for every day,” said union bargaining representative and TDC staff member Katie Parker. Ted Howard, TDC president and co-founder, added that “Since establishing TDC as a nonprofit research institute twenty years ago, we have always endeavored to provide best-in-class compensation and an empowering work environment for the staff that provide the indispensable foundation for our work to advance the democratic economy. As a rapidly growing organization, we see this contract as a natural way to continue and deepen that commitment.” Read more here.
DC LABORFest 2021