Tag: labor

Home /
img

The State of Labor

By
|
In General
|
On May 25, 2022
Steven Greenhouse has an LA Times op-ed that I think does a great job of getting at where organized labor is in 2022: In recent months, it suddenly seems that there are really two labor movements. One is young and dynamic, growing rapidly. The other is older, richer, well-established and far larger, although often jaded. […]
img
Dayen has a good piece on the complex politics of the solar energy industry and how despite how it initially looks, it is essentially beholden to the Chinese. The Solar Energy Industries Association is fighting against a Commerce Department investigation into trade violation on solar panel imports. It is claiming that this is stopping our […]
img
On April 12, 1959, unions led by the International Hod Carriers’, Building, and Common Laborers’ Union of America and with assistance from the United Steelworkers of America and the Operating Engineers, filed for an election with the National Labor Relations Board at a mine in Medicine Hat, Utah. This obscure moment is a date in […]
img

The 32BJ Model

By
|
In General
|
On May 3, 2022
Deep dives on the success or failure of individual labor unions does not a robust comment section make. But this New Labor Forum piece on the successes of SEIU 32BJ is quite worth your time. SEIU Local 32BJ offers a case study of how unions can win, especially in the private sector which has seemed […]
1 2 153
It is main inner container footer text