23.01.2017 - 18:10 [ LaborNotes ]

Viewpoint: What’s Coming for Unions under President Trump

(19.Januar) In this short piece I describe the likely form and substance of the attacks. Here I’m limiting my discussion to issues that most directly implicate unions, though there’s plenty more for workers to fear from the incoming administration—including increasing privatization and broad-brush deregulation, as well as efforts to pit workers against one another by fanning the flames of racism, sexism, and hostility toward immigrants.