Who Gets the Bird?

Jonah Furman
Organized labor in the U.S.A.
Created 02 Sep 2020
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  • The week in US unions, November 13-20
    22 Nov 2021 • 12 min read • 7 0
    Thanks for your patience on this slightly-delayed issue. Realistically, I will probably delay next week’s edition a few days (or might just do a mega-roundup in two weeks’ time) as I’ve got family in ...
  • The week in US unions, November 6-13
    15 Nov 2021 • 13 min read • 8 0
    This week, I spoke with Nausicaa Renner (who I speak to every week!) about the Deere strike, the labor market, and union democracy, for Intercepted. You can check that out here. Also, big news! The 20...
  • The week in US unions, October 30 - November 6
    06 Nov 2021 • 13 min read • 12 1
    This week I went on The Dig with Gabe Winant, Alex Press, and IATSE activist Victor Bouzi. If you’re sick of me talking about labor, you should absolutely still check out the last 30 minutes, where Vi...
  • The week in US unions, October 23-30
    01 Nov 2021 • 16 min read • 11 0
    Thanks for your patience on this delayed edition of the weekly newsletter; Deere and Halloween combined set me back a couple days. Will be back on Saturday schedule this week. Anyhow, this week I went...
  • The week in US unions, Oct 16-23
    23 Oct 2021 • 12 min read • 12 0
    Bad news, folks: the NLRB site crashed, so we’ve got only a partial account of filings this week. I’ll play catch-up for next week. As I continue to try to help keep the John Deere strike on the natio...
  • The week in US unions, October 9-16
    16 Oct 2021 • 11 min read • 15 1
    Welcome to all the new subscribers! This has been a hell of a busy week, so you may not see the usual detail, but we’ll (hopefully) be back to regular programming by next Saturday. Readers will also n...
  • The week in US unions, October 2-9
    09 Oct 2021 • 14 min read • 13 3
    There was tons of union activity this week, and I did my best to keep up. For Labor Notes, I wrote about the UFT, the Frontier CWA strike, spoke to Kellogg’s strike leaders, and the John Deere UAW con...
  • The week(+) in US unions, September 23 - October 2
    02 Oct 2021 • 18 min read • 12 2
    The newsletter is officially moving to Saturdays, so enjoy this 10-day mega edition. It’s too long for your e-mail inbox, so click through to read the whole thing. Also, I wrote a piece for Labor Note...
  • The week in US unions, September 16-23
    25 Sep 2021 • 12 min read • 6 2
    Thanks for your patience with this delayed edition of the newsletter; my kid got a cold and then passed it to me. I may permanently switch to Saturdays for these weekly dispatches, TBD. NEW ORGANIZING...
  • The week in US unions, September 9-16
    16 Sep 2021 • 9 min read • 4 0
    RIP Norm Macdonald. NEW ORGANIZING New election filings at the NLRB: 386 food processing workers who make prepared meals for Hello Fresh/Green Chef in Aurora, CO are organizing with UNITE HERE Local 2...
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