Wednesday, February 12, 2014

The Nation, January 10, 2014, Friday

The Nation

January 10, 2014, Friday

The Nation (full article)

How the Rise of Women in Labor Could Save the Movement

Women have only recently made headway into real positions of power in organized labor, after making slow progress over the movement’s history. “The male leadership have been very pleased to accept the assistance and support of women union activists and leaders,” said Ileen Devault, a professor of labor history at Cornell, “but they haven’t been so eager to give them actual power in the union movement.”