A DOL investigation of a worker center seeks to reclassify it as a union. Eric Dirnbach and Marianne Garneau look at the differences between these kinds of organizations, and the potential impact of this change.
Brendan Maslauskas Dunn tells the story of an organizing campaign he was involved with at a propane tank facility in 2014 in Clyde, New York. For anyone who has been to an IWW 101 Workplace Organizer Training, you may recall the sage advice of your trainer,
Groups working for social change — including unions — fund that activity in different ways. G DeJunz argues that dues are the only democratic form of funding, and the only one that allows members of the organization to retain control of their activity and mission.