04 Sep '11, 7pm

Why The Labor Movement Matters Now More Than Ever | Care2 Causes

Why The Labor Movement Matters Now More Than Ever | Care2 Causes

Prior to the push back against radical privatization measures in Wisconsin, Ohio, and Michigan the relevance of organized labor in the political sphere seemed in question. Increasing globalization drove out its manufacturing base and a series of strong anti-union gains in the airline and automotive industries rolled back some of the labor movement’s more recent successes. But it wasn’t until the aftermath of the November 2010 election did the importance of a strong, unified, and even politically independent labor movement become so obvious. For the first time organized labor was not simply pushing back against demands for wage concessions, it was pushing back against calls to privatize entire industries (where the labor movement has largely been busted entirely), to eradicate fundamental worker protections like the minimum wage and child labor laws, and efforts to starve t...

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