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Re-Union: How Bold Labor Reforms Can Repair, Revitalize, and Reunite the United States

David Madland

Abstract

This book explores how labor unions are essential to all workers. Yet, union systems are badly flawed and in need of rapid changes for reform. The book's multilayered analysis presents a solution — a model to replace the existing firm-based collective bargaining with a larger, industry-scale bargaining method coupled with powerful incentives for union membership. These changes would represent a remarkable shift from the norm, but would be based on lessons from other countries, US history and current policy in several cities and states. In outlining the shift, the book details how these proposa ... More

Keywords: labor unions, union systems, workers, collective bargaining, union membership

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781501755378
Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.7591/cornell/9781501755378.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Madland, author
Center for American Progress