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The Benefits of Unionization

Reports

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

State Union Membership, 2012

January 2013, John Schmitt, Janelle Jones and Milla Sanes

Protecting Fundamental Labor Rights: Lessons from Canada for the United States

August 2012, Kris Warner

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Blogs

CEPR News February 2014

CEPR News January 2014

Union Membership, 2013

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

Class Power and Labor’s Falling Income Share

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Op-Eds & Columns

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

How Change Takes Place in the United States: The Minimum Wage

Mark Weisbrot
Economic Intelligence (U.S. News & World Report), January 6, 2014
Últimas Noticias, January 5, 2014

En español

What Can Mayor de Blasio Do?

Dean Baker
The Guardian, January 6, 2014

Fast Food Workers Are Fighting for the Majority of U.S. Employees

Mark Weisbrot
Newsday, September 19, 2013

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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

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

New Report Suggests National Politics are an Important Factor in National Unionization Rates
November 17, 2011

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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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