Workers are Exhausted and Fighting Back:  Mary Gundel

Dollar Store Workers United Organizing Rights Wade's World Workers

            New Orleans      Recently, I shared a piece that asked the question about new found pandemic-induced appreciation for the American working class.  Supposedly, there is now an understanding that they are essential.  My question was: “so what?”  What are employers ready to do about it?  In the massive tide of worker-driven strikes we’re seeing …

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Essential, but so What?

ACORN International Dollar Stores Labor Local 100 Organizing United Labor Unions Workers

            New Orleans      Working Class Perspectives gave me the honor of the Labor Day blog again this year, so it’s a pleasure to share it with you, while hoping you remember the value of labor on this day of recognition. Essential Workers Take Action             During the pandemic, the working class that had been …

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Card Check Recognition Returns to British Columbia

Canada Unions Workers

            Marble Falls     The Holy Grail for union organizers in the United States for decades despite years of fruitless efforts to change labor law has been winning card check recognition.  In Congress, we have never come particularly close despite repeated efforts and promises, most of which wilt in the face of determined corporate opposition …

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