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Meaningful labor law reform is unlikely to happen unless people are engaged with the issues, understand them and believe they have a stake in the outcome.

Inspired by pro-union sentiment in political movements, individuals are spearheading the efforts for workplace reform rather than professional union organizers - indeed, one would be hard pressed to find many experienced organizers among the recent successful campaigns. Read more»

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Americans have expressed positive attitudes toward unions for as long as pollsters have been asking, and for decades approval of labor unions has hovered around 60%. But starting in 2009 public opinion toward labor unions dropped. Why? Read more»