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Organizing in Decline: Tracing the (diminishing) role of unions in today’s labor market

Organizing in Decline: Tracing the (diminishing) role of unions in today’s labor market.

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Related Links

Blanchflower, David and Alex Bryson. “What Effect Do Unions Have on Wages Now and Would Freeman and Medoff Be Surprised?” Journal of Labor Research, Summer 2004, vol. XXV, no. 3, pp. 383-414.

Hirsch, Barry. “What Do Unions Do for Economic Performance?” Journal of Labor Research, Summer 2004, vol. XXV, no. 3, pp. 415-450. (Subscriber only). Earlier working paper version.

Jones, William. “Black Workers and the CIO’s Turn Toward Racial Liberalism: Operation Dixie and the North Carolina Lumber Industry, 1946-1953.” Labor History, 2000, vol. 41, no. 3, pp. 279-306. Available for purchase.

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