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Are young workers ready to save the us labor movement?

Saksida, Tina and Aleks, Rachel (2022) Are young workers ready to save the us labor movement? USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (25 Jun 2022). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

With union membership rates in the United States declining over the last several decades, many in the labour movement are asking whether the young workers of today could help spark union revitalisation. Members of the Millennial and Gen Z generations have led recent hard-fought union certification victories at an Amazon warehouse in New York, an Apple store in Maryland, and Starbucks outlets across the country, which has reignited the hope that unions have a real future in the hands of today’s young workers. Tina Saksida and Rachel Aleks discuss how young people’s attitudes towards unions have changed over time and what this means for unions.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2022 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2022 10:21
Last Modified: 23 Aug 2022 10:21
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/116171

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