In addition to many POTUS tweets, the controversy over NFL players’ national anthem protest has...
National Labor Relations Act
Labor activists must aim much higher if we are to push through the severe structural obstacles that limit organizing in the US. And now is the time as workers’ rights in the US are at a 100 year low and sinking at both the national and state level. The right to organize and negotiate is now virtually out of reach for 90% of American workers. It will be at least 2021 before a sympathetic Congress, if there is one, could hope to legislate solutions with support from the President.
When James Damore wrote his internal memo against Google’s diversity policies, was he making an impassioned plea on behalf of politically and ideologically charged ideas? Calling on his fellow workers to fight for changes to company diversity policies? Taking a stand against HR practices that illegally discriminate against protected classes of employees? Was his manifesto all, some, or none of these things?
When the statements of a United States Senator lead to the conclusion that he is either...