Alexandra Bradbury

How can you move people from passive to active supporters of the union, and incorporate them into your core group of organizers?

"If they can get away with something like this, what’s next?" asks retired trucker Brad Colesworthy. With pension cuts looming, at age 75 he’s back to work full-time, driving a school bus.

What a shot in the arm! The 2016 Labor Notes Conference was the biggest and best yet, and we're proud to debut our new book, Secrets of a Successful Organizer.

Labor has dodged a bullet—for now. But any union that takes the Supreme Court shakeup as a cue to go back to business as usual will be making a big mistake.

As the assault on union standards continues—wherever we still have them—glimmers of hope in 2015 came from below.

Teamsters who transport new cars to dealerships slammed a concessionary master agreement that "would have been the nail in the coffin of unionized carhauling."

Chrysler Workers Vote Up Improved Deal

After overwhelmingly voting down the first version of a tentative agreement, Chrysler workers have ratified the second version, which gives Tier 2 workers a path to Tier 1 pay—though not comparable benefits.

In local after local, auto workers voted down a national deal with Chrysler, aiming to force their union bargainers back to the table. Some call the contract a "bridge to nowhere."

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