Chris Brooks is a staff writer and labor edu­ca­tor at Labor Notes, where he cov­ers the Unit­ed Auto Work­ers. He is a mem­ber of the Nation­al Writ­ers Union (UAW Local 1981).
Labor
The Wealthy Bosses and Right-Wing Ideologues Behind the Rush to “Reopen”
Labor
Noam Chomsky: The Rich Aren’t Waiting To Build a New World. Why Are We?
Labor
Exclusive Transcripts Show Disgraced UAW President Strongarmed Board To Pick His Own Successor
Labor
How the UAW Went From a Militant, Trailblazing Union to a Corrupt, Dealmaking One
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How the UAW Went From a Militant, Trailblazing Union to a Corrupt, Dealmaking One
The 50-year decline that led to Gary Jones' indictment.
Labor
Yes, the UAW Lost Again in Chattanooga. But a Rank-and-File Movement Could Win.
Labor
How Volkswagen Has Gotten Away With Union-Busting
Labor
As Tenn. Workers Gear Up for Another Union Campaign, Local Media Shows Anti-Union Bias
Labor
Volkswagen Workers in Tennessee Won’t Give Up the Fight for Unionization
Labor
Meet the Militant Taxi Drivers Union That Just Defeated Uber and Lyft
Labor
Here’s How Tech Workers and Flight Attendants Are Resisting Immigrant Family Separation
Labor
Beware the Janus Fix That Relies Too Much on Bosses
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How Corporations Plan To Use Janus To Turn Workers Against Their Own Unions
A union buster may be coming to your door.
Dispatch
From Sewer Socialism to Server Socialism: Appalachia’s Internet Revolution
Chattanoogans are pioneering public broadband.
Labor
Why We Shouldn’t Fall for the Members-Only Unionism Trap
Labor
Following the Nissan Loss, What Will It Take for Labor to Organize the South?
Labor
The Slippery Slope of “Buy American” Campaigns
Labor
“Don’t Dictate—Negotiate!” Illinois State Workers Authorize Strike
Labor
The Volkswagen Defeat Wasn’t Inevitable—and Labor Can Still Win in the South
Labor
Taxi Workers Strike Over Muslim Ban—And Uber Takes Advantage
Labor
VW’s Company Union Can’t Attract Even 15 Percent of Workers
Labor
SEIU’s “Future Fighters”: “We need a plan for racial justice in every union”
Labor
Indiana Truck Workers Jump-Start Their Union—And Reverse Two-Tier Wages
Labor
IKEA Workers in Massachusetts Walk Out on One Day Strike Amidst Drive to Unionize
Labor
“My Boss Would Yell At Me Every Day Until I Cried”: Lean Production at Volkswagen’s Tennessee Plant