Description: Unionization efforts involving some of the most recognizable names in business have dominated headlines across the United States in recent months. Starbucks workers in Buffalo and Amazon employees in Bessemer, Ala., and on Staten Island have recently moved to unionize, as have workers at an REI store in Manhattanlast week. Successful strikes at John Deere and Kellogg have drawn new attention to the state of the labor movement as well.
Date: Jan 25, 2022
Questions for discussion:
- What does the article suggest is the condition of the labor union movement?
- What explains this situation, according to the article and in your opinion?
- What does this mean for labor-management relations, in general at unionized and non-unionized organization?