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Can Unions Turn the Covid Crisis Into a ‘1945 Moment’?

Dave Ward interviewed by Ben Chako Morning Star
Identifying allies to build labour movement power in localities is a key part of making the New Deal a success. “Who can we work with to build collectivism and rebuild our movement from the ground up, renewing our connections with working people?"

Labor Day 2021: UNITE HERE, the 2020 Elections and Beyond

Martin Bennett Beyond Chron
The key takeaway from the election is that workers saved our democracy—workers did the essential door-to-door canvassing and everyday working voters turned out. With their votes comes a mandate for change to help working and low-wealth people.

Labor Shortage Leaves Union Workers Feeling More Emboldened

Ben Finley and Tom Krisher AP
The growing demand for labor has also benefited lower-paid workers. But the financial gains for union workers mean that a category of jobs that have long been seen as supportive of a middle-class lifestyle may now be moving closer to that reality.