Nate Holdren uses the historical record to refute the idea that union expansion and wage growth are only possible in times of economic prosperity.
Eric Dirnbach and Marianne Garneau talk about the possible impact of the NLRB’s proposed rule stripping student workers of the right to organize.
Robin J. Cartwright responds to Matt Dimick’s “Counterfeit Liberty.”
Robin J. Cartwright explores the historical origins of “workplace contractualism” in the U.S. — the predominant model of unionism, whereby workers and employers negotiate a contract. He notes that employers themselves pushed for the contract system in order to tame unions, and to engage union