Collective Equity

Outcomes of the Collective Responsibility National Forum on Labor Practices for Grant-Funded Digital Positions. The handbook contains the following: "Evaluating Project Design for Worker Equity," a one-page document intended for use by those who want to support better positions in the field but are unsure how to thoroughly review and provide feedback on position design. It is intended as a tool to empower both grant reviewers and those designing project positions. It includes questions to ask, resources for evaluation, and the principles which shape the evaluation. Although focused on positions created through grant-funding, it can be used to review any contingent, term position. "Recommendations to Funders: Promoting Equitable Approaches to Project Staff Design" provides granting organizations with concrete application guidelines and recommended language that signal the critical importance of equitable and supportive labor conditions for contingent workers in grant projects. The document addresses each section of a conventional grant application and recommends where appropriate language should be used. Related Documents, a bibliography of recommendations, bills of rights, and guidelines for better labor practices in libraries, archives, museums, and academia.



Work Title Collective Equity
Subtitle A Handbook for Designing and Evaluating Grant-Funded Positions
Open Access
  1. Ruth Kitchin Tillman
  2. Sandy Rodriguez
  1. guidelines
  2. labor
License CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 (Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike)
Work Type Report
Publication Date 2020
DOI doi:10.26207/6p4a-md61
Deposited March 12, 2020




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