Unions are Under Attack: Will You Stand With Us?

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By Bryce Smedley, CWA 4730 President

The very concept of labor unions is under attack! Why would anyone be against a group of workers stand-ing together? The simple answer: money! When people are allowed to organize and fight for fairness in the workplace, employers are forced to pay their fair share. In Indiana, and the country, unions are under assault by businesses and their political partners who exist off big campaign contributions. The public is fed lies and distortions about the purpose of unions and the princi-ples for which they stand. An excellent example from this year was the legislation (and intentional misno-mer), ?Right to Work,? which truly translates to ?Right to work for less.? The truth: in states that have busted collective bargaining rights, workers earn less money. Companies are not willing to pay more unless they are forced to by their workers.

May 2011 Solidarity Now!

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Solidarity Now! May, 2011 Vol 27 No. 2

February 2011 Solidarity Now!

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Solidarity Now! February 2011. Volume 27, Number1.

Day of Black CWA 4730 newsletter

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This special edition of Solidarity Now focuses on the Day of Black, held on IU campuses on July 1, 2010.

September 2010 Solidarity Now!

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Solidarity Now! September 2010. Volume 27, Number 6

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