Can’t Lose Campaigns

NLRB Unions

           Chicago           At the Labor Notes conference, I was drawn to another panel on non-NLRB organizing, largely in the South where most of the rules detail what you can’t do, including engage in public employee elections or collective bargaining.  This session was a meticulously prepared and presented showcase for the Campus Workers Union, an affiliate …

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Talking about Organizing Unions in the South

Labor Organizing Strike Unions Workers

            Chicago           In the array of workshops, panels, and ballroom presentations there were some about organizing in the South, which has been the holy grail for the future of US unions ever since companies poured into the region to take advantage of cheap labor and abundant resources.  Hearing what was on union activists’ minds made …

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