|Gen Z is refusing to put up with the toxic work culture that Boomers created.
There are so many articles out there about Gen Z’s alleged distaste for workplace “norms” — but young workers aren’t entitled, lazy, or even looking to slack off. Instead, they’re choosing to reject practices that previous generations were forced to accept.
Gen Zers are less likely to go along with long hours, overbearing bosses, or a lack of boundaries at work. And many have opted to create change from within their workplaces, whether through activism or unionizing.
“I think my generation is finally starting to realize that it doesn’t matter if you’re in the food industry, retail, construction, healthcare, etc., we all deserve to have healthier working conditions,” Laila Dalton, a 20-year-old college student and former Starbucks worker, told writer Kim Kelly.
Here’s how Gen Z is revolutionizing the workplace.