Has Worker Unrest Sparked a New Labor Movement?


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Low pay, no opportunity for advancement, and feeling disrespected topped the list of reasons why millions of workers quit their jobs in 2021. With union organizing in Big Tech, Starbucks, and Amazon and labor unions enjoying high popularity with workers across the country, could this be the beginning of a new labor movement? Arelia Valdivia and Francisco Diez from the Center for Popular Democracy are here to share some insight into the Great Resignation and what is driving worker unrest.

Some highlights from Has Worker Unrest Sparked a New Labor Movement:

01:29 – A Shortage of Good Jobs
06:23 – It’s More than Just Pay!
10:20 – The New American Majority
15:25 – The FIX UI Campaign

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