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    UAW Effort to Organize Tennessee VW Plant "Fatally Flawed" From The Outset
    Former autoworker organizer Frank Hammer analyzes the missteps of the unionization campaign at the Tennessee Volkswagen plant and the role of anti-union politicians and groups

      February 18, 14

    SCOTUS Hears Case With Potentially Huge Consequences For Public Sector Unions
    Jennifer Klein: Despite the legal precedent which established a union's right to require new employees to pay a fair share, it's alarming that SCOTUS would even take up such a case

      January 26, 2014

    Walmart Workers Protest Cuts to Hours and Scheduling Policy
    Josh Eidelson: Workers say Walmart scheduling consigns workers to poverty through insufficient hours and wreaks havoc on their personal lives

      April 30, 13

    Twenty Myths About Unions
    Bill Fletcher: I hear from workers that have lower-paid jobs, that they resent union-sector high wages thinking it's better for the economy if all wages were lower

      February 19, 13

    Why are Unionization Rates at Historic Low?
    Stephanie Luce: Union members earn on average 27% more, yet union density drops; Obama takes labor law reform off his agenda

      February 14, 2013

    Why Couldn't Unions Defeat Michigan Anti-Union Bill?
    Jane McAlevey: Unions need to be more focused on broad community interests to fight well financed anti-union campaign

      December 12, 12

    Unions in America
    Elaine Bernard Pt.1: Private sector union membership has plummeted while the public sector has increased

      April 11, 2009

    The war against unions
    Elaine Bernard Pt.2: Legislation in the US a major obstacle to worker organization

      April 13, 2009

    The struggle for the Employee Free Choice Act
    Elaine Bernard Pt.3: The biggest barrier to unionization is the law

      April 19, 2009

    The union non-union gap
    Elaine Bernard Pt4: A successful labor movement socializes their gains - or they weaken themselves

      April 21, 2009

    Unions should organize unemployed
    Elaine Bernard Pt5: To build a movement, unions need to organize unemployed workers to demand jobs

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