Taft-Hartley

Professor Jake Rosenfeld author of¬†What Unions No Longer Do,¬†explains the reasons behind the declining power of unions, the history of American anti unionism, the role of Taft-Hartley in suppressing union power, why American unions are more decentralized, the structural obstacles labor faces, the distinctions between public and private sector unions, what unions no longer do, […]
Labor historian and journalist Richard Yeselson explained how labor militancy drove labor rights in the 1930s, how the passage of Taft-Hartley Act attacked the organizing and cultural power of labor, why the Congressional backlash against labor was connected with opposition to civil rights, what caused union decline and the best way for unions to move […]
Richard Kahlenberg, Century Foundation Senior Fellow, on the right to unionize, Taft Hartley and why labor movements haven’t seen same progress as