Eyes on the PRO-Act

Ideas and Issues

May 7, 2021 New Orleans The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives passed the latest version of the PRO-Act, the Protect the Right to Organize Act. President Biden has exuberantly expressed his support as key to revitalizing unions and American workers in general. Employers have flatly stated that were the Act to pass it would be the …

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Amazon and the Southern Key

Ideas and Issues

May 4, 2021 New Orleans Though expected, the union defeat at Amazon’s Bessemer, Alabama fulfillment center was a gut punch to the labor movement not only in the United States, but globally.  Amazon workers in other countries had expressed solidarity with Bessemer through direct action, including strikes in Italy and walkouts in France. Hopes were …

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