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The Principles of Worker Organizations

The Principles of Worker Organizations
Below is a finalized form of ten principles that I believe will produce solid worker organizations to advance the interest of workers.   Independence: Unions, workers organizations must be independent from employers in the private and public sector, in the economy and politics, and they must declare their independence from the capitalist political parties. The class interests of the workers... Read More

P.L.A.s and unions: The good, the bad and the ugly.

P.L.A.s and unions: The good, the bad and the ugly.
10% of Carpenter Local 30’s work seems to be PLAs (14 jobs). 27% of all of the Seattle jobs are PLAs. I don’t ever remember this much work being PLAs in the area. This trend grew exponentially in New York City to much dissatisfaction, along with a trend of decline in unionization. If the PLAs simply augmented the traditional non... Read More