Unions as value-adding networks: Possibilities for the future of U.S. unionism

@article{Rubinstein2001UnionsAV,
  title={Unions as value-adding networks: Possibilities for the future of U.S. unionism},
  author={Saul A. Rubinstein},
  journal={Journal of Labor Research},
  year={2001},
  volume={22},
  pages={581-598}
}
VII. Conclusions The decline in private sector union density in the U.S. coincided with increased innovation at the local level. One trend in particular, value-adding unionism, may offer some hope for those who believe that workers, the economy, and the nation benefit from strong, independent trade union movement. Unions that can add value to firm performance while at the same time fulfilling their responsibilities to represent the collective and individual interests of their membership have… CONTINUE READING

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