Workers during a Pandemic: “Essential or Sacrificial?”

We recently asked our 5,000 Worthee Ones, most of whom work in hourly positions that don’t pay a livable wage, if they felt they were “Essential Workers” or “Sacrificial Workers”. While 61% of them considered themselves essential during the early days of the Pandemic, today over 70% don’t feel they are treated as essential. Especially […]

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Is $600 Enough?

Worthee Members were asked whether they felt the expected $600 stimulus checks are enough. 38% of the 240 who responded said yes… that’s enough. Which is great! Unfortunately, 62% said no… $600 is not enough. This didn’t surprise us. Millions of people have been unemployed for months. Many more have been “under-employed”, working less hours as […]

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Worthee Member 2021 New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year! This is John Pepper – I’m one of the founders of Worthee. Many of you shared your resolutions for 2021 with us a few days ago. We wanted to share some of them with you. The most popular resolution – 🥁 drumroll 🥁 – was to be a better person, a better friend, a better […]

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Time to Vote!

We did a poll yesterday evening. As of early Election Day only 32% of Worthee members had taken advantage of early voting. That’s not surprising. Most of us are in the “essential worker” group and its been about as busy as can be these past 8 months. Most of us have been out and about […]

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We All want $15 per hour, but will we Fight for it?

Last week we asked Worthee members if they thought all full-time workers should earn $15 per hour or more. Over 350 responses flowed in during the following 24 hours and a whopping 93% of respondents said YES. A day later, we asked Worthee members if they had ever heard of the “Fight for 15” movement. […]

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Labor Day Doesn’t Really Honor Labor

Today is Labor Day. Happy Labor Day. One of the blog posts I read this morning was entitled “Honoring Labor” and it’s short so I’ll paste it here: The author rightly points out how wrong it is that labor is generally taxed higher than capital. Let’s imagine the average working adult makes $45,000 per year […]

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April Leaderboard Changes

Hey Worthee members, It’s a new month, which means new Leaderboard! In April, we’re changing things up. Next month, the prizes for the Leaderboard will the following: First Place: $500 Second Place: $250 Third Place: $100 Everyone Else: $20 In addition, we have lowered the number of cards you get everyday, from 30 to 13. […]

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Staying Sane!

Most of us are probably anxious or stressed to some degree as a result of this crisis. We made a little video on how to keep your cool: More Resources We Like 1) More tips from the Guardian on more things you can do to stay healthy here.2) 15 apps you can use to keep […]

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Public Profiles are Coming!

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Users Respond to Coronavirus

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