With the election of Donald Trump as president and Republican majorities in both the House and Senate, we are entering a period of existential crisis for unions and our organized power. The coming months and years are going to call for a spirit of maximum solidarity.
A new Labor Board ruling could finally unstick the unionization of professors in the private sector—a project that’s been stalled for 35 years.
Employer unfair labor practices can be a gift in disguise, providing a defense against the most dangerous employer weapons. Unions can use ULPs to help win contract campaigns, strikes, and other confrontations.
In a highly unusual management-led action, employees paralyzed the company’s 71 stores and promoted a devastating consumer boycott to get CEO Arthur T. Demoulas back. The struggle contains lessons for organized labor.
Labor Notes' Samantha Winslow discussed the implications of Harris v. Quinn in two recent in a radio interviews. Meanwhile, home care unions are signing up members and winning elections.
Today the Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether "neutrality agreements" are really just a bribe from the employer, and therefore illegal.
With new organizing choked by the legal system, it's a rare campaign that doesn't first extract a “neutrality agreement” to blunt the boss’s wrath. In November, the Supreme Court will consider whether such agreements are legal.
Immigrant dairy workers in upstate New York are organizing for the most basic of human rights, like a day off.
After the Wisconsin legislature banned public sector unions from most collective bargaining, we had to come up with ways of dealing with management informally.
A small, spunky union in New Zealand has become one of the most successful fast food organizing efforts in the world.