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Newspaper Unionbusting

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On June 29, 2020
This Prospect story of how the owners of the Cleveland Plain Dealer hate the Newspaper Guild so much that they half killed the paper of one of the nation’s most important cities is just infuriating. The Guild was very strong at the Plain Dealer for a half-century. And ownership today just couldn’t abide it. The […]

Don’t Be Evil

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On November 21, 2019

Of course: Google has hired an anti-union consulting firm to advise management as it deals with widespread worker unrest, including accusations that it has retaliated against organizers of a global wa

Mark Janus Returns

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On November 7, 2019

Human parasite Mark Janus is trying to bust unions in fresh ways. Luckily, the Seventh Circuit has rejected this bogus suit. On Tuesday, the Seventh Circuit held that government employees who paid age

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Tech Unionbusting

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On September 12, 2019
Tech has to be a frontier in 21st century unionization. The libertarian bro culture of Silicon Valley means that it isn’t going to be easy, as these companies have no problem proudly announcing they will flout the law if they choose. But the bad working conditions have combined with the growth of professional-class unionism are […]
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On March 7, 1905, New York subway workers walked off the job. The city hired notorious strikebreaker James Farley to bust the strike, which he did with amazing speed, making himself one of the nation’s most famous men and the darling of the American industrial community. This incident is a useful window to explore strikebreaking […]

Labor’s Future

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On July 27, 2017

Shaun Richman has a very interesting and deeply thought out proposal for a Labor Bill of Rights that is well worth your time. It all makes sense as a labor and legal strategy for pushing for a reinvig

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