Federal law guarantees many in the US the right to organize their workplace. However, the reality of at-will employment for many makes things more complicated.
From your Weingarten Rights to annual financial disclosures, there's a mess of legal processes out there that can seem overwhelming at first. So let's take it one step at a time.
If you’re reading this on your lunch break, day off, or at the end of an 8-hour shift, it’s thanks to the countless sacrifices of labor organizers of decades past who fought to make such expectations at any given job commonplace.
Union dues were national news during the Janus v AFSCME Supreme Court case in 2018. The plaintiff was funded in part by the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation - an explicitly anti-union policy group. So what exactly is “right-to-work” and why does it matter to the labor movement?
Union neutrality is a promise made by management not to interfere during an organizing drive. It typically creates a more collaborative, less expensive, and less time-consuming unionizing process and negotiations.