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The 32BJ Model

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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 Loca

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As I’ve stated in multiple places, the real organizing energy is in performatively liberal companies where college-educated (at least in part) workers are empowered, angry, and treated like crap at work. While this Times piece doesn’t put it quite this way, it is basically what is going on here. Over the past decade-and-a-half, many young, […]

Organizing Amazon

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On November 30, 2020

It is so, so hard to win a union election in this era of employer capture of the National Labor Relations Board and courts. But you have to root for and support all the brave attempts to do so. That&#

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This is a tremendously complicated time and I don’t have a lot of takes. I vastly prefer being able to understand an issue before talking about it and on my subject of expertise–labor–other than saying that everything is horrible, I don’t have a lot of particular insight. That’s especially true because I’m always skeptical of […]
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What If We Lose Tomorrow?

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On November 5, 2018
November 8, 2016 was one of the worst days of my life. I’m sure many of you feel this way as well. Yet in the aftermath, I was very angry with myself for not seeing this coming. After all, our entire history is based on white supremacy. So I am determined to not overlook the […]
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