Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Century Foundation Releases Report Detailing Virtual Labor Organizing
Joining a labor union is one of the best financial decisions a worker can make to boost individual and family wealth—worth up to $1.5 million in additional earnings over a lifetime—however the process of joining can be clunky, contentious, and confusing.
In a new report out today Virtual Labor Organizing: Could Technology Help Reduce Income Inequality? TCF senior fellow Richard Kahlenberg, fellow Moshe Marvit, and I propose the development of an online tool that would enable anyone with access to a computer, tablet, or smartphone to join a union and organize their workplace....