Some 57 million nonunion workers in the United States say they would
form a union tomorrow if given the chance, according to new poll
conducted in February by Peter D. Hart and Associates.
On September 29 in San Francisco, 4,000 hotel employees--all members of the newly merged union UNITE HERE--walked out on strike or were locked out of their workplaces after their contracts expire
There are bigger American unions, but none that are feistier organizers than HERE (hotel and restaurant workers) and UNITE (historically garment and textile workers).
The New School University is one of Manhattan's most storied progressive institutions. But don't tell that to the people who work there.