Oakland Workers' Collective is the best way to hire day labor at fair wages for
moving, painting, gardening/landscaping, construction, and more.

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Our Mission

Oakland Workers' Collective is a nonprofit service that connects hard-working, reliable day laborers with homeowners, contractors, small businesses, and nonprofits.

We are project of Street Level Health, which provides health, education, and advocacy services to underserved immigrant populations in the Bay Area.

Here are some reasons why you should use OWC for your day labor hiring needs:

OWC: A worker-led collective.
Worker-Led

Working together and making decisions collectively, our members are here to meet your day labor needs!

Our workers receive occupational health training.
Health-Focused

Through occupational health training and access to safety equipment, our workers get the job done safely!

OWC is a nonprofit organization.
Nonprofit

All the wages go straight to the workers, so you can feel peace of mind knowing that you are helping provide a day laborer with a living wage.