The Tragedy of the UAW:  When Boss Culture Replaces Member Culture

ACORN Labor Organizing Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSPonce, Puerto Rico     At the end of every year we are inundated with the best of this and the top ten of that in music, movies, books, sports, tech, politics, and, well, I guess, almost everywhere.  Rarely is there a list of the worst events …

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UAW Embracing Opportunity a “Patient” Strategy in the South

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Paris    I spent hours in London in very interesting discussions about how community organizing and worker organizing could more effectively blend together to produce growth and power in both areas. This is exciting stuff. Large unions in the United Kingdom are gradually embracing the potential of community organizing though not quite sure what to make …

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UAW Continues to Forge Ahead in Chattanooga with Volkswagen

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New Orleans             The UAW, confounding the old schoolers and the pundits, continues to plow new, but familiar, ground in seeking to bargain a “members’ only” agreement at the Volkswagen Chattanooga plant employing 1500 workers and expanding rapidly. Gary Casteel, the UAW’s Secretary-Treasurer announced that the newly chartered UAW Local 42 at the plant had reached …

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