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The Benefits of Unionization

Reports

Barriers to Freedom of Contract in the Public Sector

November 2014, Milla Sanes

Women, Working Families, and Unions

June 2014, Janelle Jones, John Schmitt, and Nicole Woo

Union Advantage for Black Workers

February 2014, Janelle Jones and John Schmitt

Women Workers and Unions

December 2013, John Schmitt and Nicole Woo

Making Jobs Good

April 2013, John Schmitt and Janelle Jones

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Blogs

#AAPI Workers the Least Likely to Be in Private Sector #Unions

CEPR News February 2014

CEPR News January 2014

Union Membership, 2013

The State of the Unions in Los Angeles, California, and the United States

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Op-Eds & Columns

Labor Day Victories to Celebrate

Dean Baker
Truthout, September 1, 2014

Child Labor is Part of Problem of Global Race to Bottom

Mark Weisbrot
Room for Debate (The New York Times), July 16, 2014

A Way to Better Pay, Benefits and Workplace Flexibility: Unions

Nicole Woo
The Hill, June 23, 2014

How Finance Gutted Manufacturing

Dean Baker
Boston Review, March 6, 2014

Five Economic Policy Changes for 2014 That Could Boost Employment and Reduce Climate Disruption

Mark Weisbrot
Fresno Bee, January 23, 2014

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Events

Community Cinema Screening of 'As Goes Janesville'

The Impact of Social Policies and Workplace Law

In Defense of the Social Safety Net

Government Unions in the United States

Union for Radical Political Economics 2011 Conference: The War on the Working Class

Make Wall Street Pay! Taking on Corporate Power

National Labor Relations Board Public Meeting on Proposed Election Rule Changes

Three Employment Policy Crises: Jobs, Wages and Public-Sector Collective Bargaining

Are Unions Good for Schools and the Community?

Press Releases

Unions Boost Women’s Earnings, Benefits, and Workplace Flexibility

June 18, 2014

Unionization Continues to Boost Pay and Benefits of Black Workers

February 12, 2014

Five Policies That Could Improve Job Quality in the United States

April 26, 2013

Labor Rights in Canada and the United States

August 28, 2012

Private Equity and Breach of Trust

August 27, 2012

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Testimony

The Risk of Dismissal for Union Organizing and the Need to Modify the Process
July 19, 2011, National Labor Relations Board

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