TCF fellow Moshe Marvit takes an in-depth look at possible next steps for the United Auto Workers after it's close loss in an election to represent Volkswagen workers in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Read the full piece at In These Times.
TCF senior fellow Richard Kahlenberg and fellow Moshe Marvit argue that the best way to respect the legacy of the Civil Rights Act on its 50th anniversary is to add union rights to it. Read the full artcle at The New Republic.
TCF senior fellow Richard Kahlenberg and fellow Moshe Marvit's recent New Republic article on labor and the Civil Rights Act makes Wonkbook's morning roundup of must-read policy work. Read Kahlenberg and Marvit's article at The New Republic.
Last night, workers at VW’s Chattanooga, Tennessee narrowly voted not to join the United Auto Workers. The loss is a crushing blow to what the union had seen as a new Southern strategy. TCF fellow Moshe Marvit analyzes what went wrong in a campaign that once looked so promising.READ MORE
“On Tuesday morning, something curious happened at the Supreme Court: Justice Antonin Scalia gave a full-throated defense of public-sector unions,” writes TCF fellow Moshe Marvit in In These Times. The case, Harris v. Quinn, could determine whether or not healthcare workers are permitted to join public-sector unions. Read Marvit’s recap of the oral arguments in this under-appreciated case.
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