Friday, 1 August 2014

Union organizing should be a civil right

US lawmakers have presented a plan for a bill that would make union organizing a civil right. Partly, the bill is about making a statement: “We have a fundamental right to stand up and speak out about injustice in this country”. But the issue is not just symbolic: the bill would give workers the possibility to take meaningful legal action if they’re discriminated against as a result of their union activities.

The Nation, Working in these times

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