LABOR ARTICLES

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June 15, 2021

Can labor unions help close the black-white wage gap?

Natalie Spievack

"After nearly half a century of declining union membership, collective bargaining may be primed for a comeback."

Can labor unions help close the black-white wage gap?

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February 1, 2019

urban.org

June 15, 2021

40 Years Ago, Norma Rae Understood How Corporations Weaponized Race

Angela Allan

"The 1979 Sally Field–starring drama showed how solidarity between black and white workers was often targeted to undermine the power of labor unions."

40 Years Ago, Norma Rae Understood How Corporations Weaponized Race

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March 2, 2019

theatlantic.com

June 15, 2021

Workers protest racial inequality on day of national strike

Aaron Morrison

"Workers from the service industry, fast-food chains and the gig economy rallied with organized labor Monday to protest systemic racism and economic inequality, staging demonstrations across the U.S. and around the world seeking better treatment of Black Americans in the workplace."

Workers protest racial inequality on day of national strike

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July 20, 2020

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