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Unions

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Sources for reporting on unions

The following is an excerpt from a Beat Basics Update by Adam DeRose. You can read the entire update to the ebook here. For experts, economic research and policy reports to inform your reporting,

With a bit of extra effort business journalists can get a much better story out of the jobs report. (Credit: Pixabay user skeeze)

Covering jobs and organized labor

By Adam DeRose Following multi-sector labor strikes, national protests for better wages and working conditions, the rise of both President Donald Trump and Senator Bernie Sanders and their focus on

Is this a new era for employee activism?

Teacher strikes across the country. Employee walkouts at Boston-based furniture retailer Wayfair over selling furniture to detention centers and LA-based Riot Games over forced arbitration. Kaiser Permanente mental health workers

Faculty Protest

Covering growing union activity on college campuses

College and university administrations are facing new waves of union organizing that look different from traditional labor organizing and pose new sets of challenges. If a union drive comes to a

Fighting Right to Work CC by Joe Brusky

How to cover right-to-work and union fees

Since the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, many media organizations are following the tussle between President Obama and Congress about naming a successor to the court. Scalia’s death

Unions fight business with tax hike threat

Unions in the Midwest have had a difficult time in recent years. Wisconsin eliminated collective bargaining rights for state employees, fueling Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s run for president. Michigan and

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