Union Lobbyists Might be Better than Organizers

DC Politics Labor Organizing Organizing

New Orleans      What’s that old saying?  It’s something like, if you can’t do, then teach.  We may have gotten to the point in the labor movement, where if we can’t seem to organize, then at least we can lobby.  Political work in creating leverage, opportunity, and even it seems, increased membership has long been the go-to Plan B driving …

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Sorting Out ACORN and Labor

ACORN International Community Organizations International Labor Organizing

Bergerie de Villareaux       We dedicated an afternoon of workshops and full plenary sessions in the meeting of ACORN’s global organizing staff to explicating more fully for everyone the variety and depth of our efforts and partnerships in organizing informal and service workers.  Certainly, this is the heart of our organizing and support for the ACORN …

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