A very provocative post from Lane Kenworthy, an expert economist and commentator on economics and democracy subjects. His observation, backed by new data studies, that institutionalization of union membership WITH unemployment and retraining benefits is s KEY differentiator in maintaining worker influence in democracy. The implication is suggestive that labor law reform needs to shoot a bit higher than card-check and arbitration to find sustainable footings in the advanced tech economies.
Prospects for economic democracy
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