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P. Mousel

As a current target of a union organizing campaign, I highly value this site to provide me any new information regarding the Card Check Bill or anything that could be of value in combating what is unquestionably the most undemocratric and biased procedure and battle I have ever encountered. Representing oneself is difficult enough and I appreciate all that the LRI does.
M. Nelson

This has been very helpful and informative. I have sent this info to others as well. I think it is accurate and timely!
R. Aurand

Who Needs Another Social Network?

Apparently, this millennial thinks the unionistas do. Larry Williams Jr. was exposed to the Teamsters while still in college, and after taking a healthy dose of Big Labor kool-aide, sunk about $25,000 out of his own pocket over the years creating a simple database to help people looking for union contact information. On Labor Day of this year, a more robust social media component (á la FaceBook) was added in an attempt to enhance the sites ability to aid organizing activities.

 

UnionBase is the next iteration of technology/social media attempts to make unions seem relevant to today’s workers. Our Walmart gave us the WorkIt app, and CoWorker.org launched an online organizing tool. It is unlikely any of these online or mobile tools will make much of a difference unless unions can make a better pitch for why someone should join up, rather than just how.

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