AOC’s congressional campaign staff reaches deal to unionize

The contract includes:

  • overtime pay after 40 hours per week
  • a salary floor of at least $4,000 per month for full-time workers and unlimited sick leave
  • hourly workers will be paid no less than $18 per hour
  • 12 weeks of paid parental leave
  • bonuses and stipends for remote-work expenses
  • child care
  • severance pay
  • health, life, dental and vision insurance
  • protecting immigrant workers
  • “gender neutrality” which states the campaign will notify employees that transgender and nonbinary people may use whichever bathrooms they feel comfortable using, as well as standardizing gender neutrality