Aaron Sojourner
Associate Professor, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. Research focuses on labor, education, and social policy.

The Role of Unions

November 3, 2019

The Issue:

High profile labor strikes over the past two years — from teachers picketing in several states to the United Auto Workers strike at General Motors, among others — have put unions in the spotlight. This media attention can distort the public's view of what unions do, since fewer than 2 percent of labor-management

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