To get workers to join a union, organizers need to be able to explain union dues and why they are so important.
Author: Ken Green
After an election win, organizers need build a strong union membership. Why? The bigger the bargaining unit, the stronger it is.
An election victory is not the end of the union journey. After the win, organizers must continue maintaining union support through next steps, starting with certification.
Winning a union vote isn’t the end of the process — that would be securing the first contract. There are several tasks for organizers to accomplish between the two.
The Biden administration continues to prioritize the rights of America’s workers through its latest pro-worker initiatives.
Too many workers struggle to balance home and work life. Unions fight for rights such as paid family leave and child care assistance to ease that burden.
The Department of Labor is supposed to support and protect working people, and that’s just what it is doing through these recent initiatives.
The momentum of the new labor movement shows no signs of slowing down. These are just a handful of recent union victories for workers in the summer of 2022.
Labor unions bargain and lobby for adequate paid time off protections for all workers, too many of whom don’t have access to paid vacation or sick days.
There’s room for all in the new labor movement. Ensuring it works for everyone requires collaboration between national union leaders and the next generation.