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Advice From an Experienced Labor Lawyer

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Advice From an Experienced Labor Lawyer

Advice from Ken Page, a labor attorney who has represented unions and their members for more than two decades.

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The Tunisian Inspiration: Countering Authoritarianism with Social Justice Unionism

The Tunisian Inspiration: Countering Authoritarianism with Social Justice Unionism

Looking around the world today, it may seem bleak. Crackdowns on civil liberties and worker rights are happening everywhere. Yet whenever and wherever basic rights are under attack, there always will be people resisting.

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Lessons from Irish unions: The Trade Union Campaign to Repeal the 8th

Lessons from Irish unions: The Trade Union Campaign to Repeal the 8th

The support of the labor movement was key in illustrating the ways in which abortion in Ireland was already happening, but happening unequally and exacerbating the economic stress that many were still feeling after years of austerity. It brought the voices of real working people to the fore, and pushed back on the idea that unions should only care about “bread-and-butter” issues. It took a risk, and found its position reflected in 67 percent of the country.

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Solidarity Means Supporting Survivors of Sexual Harassment & Assault

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Solidarity Means Supporting Survivors of Sexual Harassment & Assault

The revelations of sexual misconduct by Harvey Weinstein and and many other powerful men—including some union leaders—have jarred the public consciousness, and inspired the #MeToo movement. It has also made many people wonder how much sexual harassment and assault is happening in their communities.

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Dissecting the Post-Janus Assault

Dissecting the Post-Janus Assault

The Freedom Foundation spent boatloads of money to convince union members that we could save our money and lose none of our rights. They even sent Christmas cards to our members, with the holiday message, “give yourself a raise.” 

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