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Amazon, Starbucks and the sparking of a new American union movement

John Logan, San Francisco State University April 1, 2022, may go down as a pivotal day in the history...

Why so many unions oppose vaccine mandates – even when they...

Jeffrey Hirsch, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill From the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, labor unions have...

Research shows labor unions help lower the risk of poverty

Tom VanHeuvelen, University of Minnesota and David Brady, University of California, Riverside The Research Brief is a short take...

Jimmy Hoffa disappeared – and then his legacy took on a...

David Scott Witwer, Pennsylvania State University On July 30, 1975, Jimmy Hoffa, the former president of the Teamsters Union, disappeared. He’d gone to a restaurant in...

How to prevent the ‘robot apocalypse’ from ending labor as we...

Thomas Kochan, MIT Sloan School of Management and Elisabeth Reynolds, Massachusetts Institute of Technology It seems not a day goes by without the appearance of...

Here’s how workers would spend the corporate tax cut – if...

Thomas Kochan, MIT Sloan School of Management Over 200 CEOs have said they will raise wages or give bonuses as a result of the large...

How union stakes in ailing papers like the Chicago Sun-Times may...

Marick Masters, Wayne State University The recent purchase of the Chicago Sun-Times for a nominal US$1 by a consortium of labor-affiliated organizations and individual investors...

How to transform workers’ campaign rage into better jobs and wages

Thomas Kochan, MIT Sloan School of Management The presidential campaigns deserve some credit for finally voicing some of the deep frustrations and anger felt by...

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Forget Downton Abbey – Peaky Blinders is the period drama for...

By Steven Fielding, University of Nottingham Not all British period dramas are the same. They don’t all involve servants faithfully tendering to lovable members of...