In a landslide victory, workers at the largest GM plant in Mexico just voted out their corrupt union, known for employer-friendly “protection contracts,” for an independent one.
Dan DiMaggio is an assistant editor at Labor Notes.
Labor is going into a new decade weaker than it’s been in nearly a century. But the year was a promising one for those looking for sparks from the US working class — and hoping the new decade can stoke those sparks into a flame.
A longtime union organizer explains why socialists have a critical role to play in building the labor movement. We should pursue three tasks in unions: encouraging rank-and-file militancy, building an independent political infrastructure, and developing workers’ consciousness.
An organizer with Labor for Bernie argues that the gains won within the Democratic Party must be defended and expanded.