For Workers



Turning Basin Labs was born in the California spirit of progressive business - we are a for-profit cooperative design to serve and support workers, while meeting the talent needs of the Bay Area’s businesses with a broad focus on tech, manufacturing, and clerical roles.

As a cooperative staffing agency, we offer dignified ($18/hr+), equitable work to California workers. We provide ourselves in sourcing diverse talent ready to work. Our workers are productive and committed because we act as their Employer of Record, provide in-work benefits, and cooperative ownership.

Turning Basin Labs empowers any worker to:

  • Increase their income through high-road employment (view open jobs here)

  • Become a cooperative owner in Turning Basin Labs (view member benefits)

  • Find a community of peers through our events and network


Membership Benefits


Business ownership

Profit sharing

Professional development & training


Local training events 

Bay Area Jobs (Oakland, SF, NorCal)

Salary and industry data

Current Job Listings