Meet Organise, The Tech Start-Up Helping Millennial Workers Take On Bad Bosses

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Meet Organise, The Tech Start-Up Helping Millennial Workers Take On Bad Bosses

Nat Whalley launched her start-up after seeing two friends get made redundant when they were pregnant.“I thought, ‘that happened to my mum 30 years ago, I didn’t think it would happen to people our age today’, but it did,” she tells HuffPost.One of her friends, in her late 20s, had lost her job at a university. Questioning the legality of the move, Whalley - who has worked for activism groups 38 Degrees and Avaaz - used her campaigning knowhow to try to reverse the decision. An online crowdfunder was soon set up, pleading for donations to mount a court challenge.“It was the threat of that alone that was enough for the university to offer my friend a new job, with all the benefits,” Whalley says. “The power of the crowd is something that I experienced then, and I knew there was something there.”As employment issues at companies like Deliveroo and Uber

2018.05.01. 08:03 BY :16

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