Tuesday, April 29, 2014

ColorLines, April 16, 2014, Wednesday


April 16, 2014, Wednesday

ColorLines (full article)

What's a Union For?

In some ways, unions organizing for all workers, not just dues-paying members on the job is a practical matter. Compared to 30 percent of the workforce in the early 1960s, only one out of every 10 American workers is a union member today.
“They’re going to die,” Cornell University labor professor Kate Bronfenbrenner matter-of-factly says, of unions that don’t look beyond workplaces to engage non-union workers in social justice unionism.