Digital Labor

​Andrea Dehlendorf


Andrea Dehlendorf is the Co-Executive Director of the Organization United for Respect at Walmart (OUR Walmart), a key driver in a new, dynamic movement of low-wage workers that is changing the national conversation about low-wage work and winning concrete victories. OUR Walmart has used an innovative on-line to field organizing model that has leveraged technology and social media to build a network of over 50,000 Walmart workers and develop a base of leaders and activists who are changing working conditions at the nation’s largest employer.

Prior to her work with OUR Walmart, Andrea was the Assistant Director of SEIU’s Property Service Division and the Executive Vice President and Organizing Director of SEIU United Services Workers West (USWW), an organization of property services worker in California that has organized and secured health care and living wages for 40,000 janitors, security officers, higher education and airport workers. For 11 years Andrea led organizing for Justice for Janitors and Airport Workers United campaigns in California, which brought over 10,000 new workers into the union.