Latest from Barry Eidlin

It’s all too easy for employers to interfere in union elections

Given the obstacles, it’s remarkable that unions win as many elections as they do.
  • Apr 23, 2021

Los Angeles teachers just proved that the common wisdom about unions is wrong

They proved once again that strikes work — and that organized labor isn't dead yet.
  • Jan 25, 2019

Unions struggle in the courts, but they have a fighting chance in the streets

History shows that public activism makes a difference for organized labor.
  • Aug 31, 2018

The Supreme Court’s Janus ruling is flawed. Canadian legal history shows why.

Without affirming the importance of collective action, the Supreme Court cannot ensure freedom for all workers.
  • Jun 27, 2018

The U.S. doesn’t have a strong third party, and it hurts labor unions the most

Why doesn't the U.S. have a labor party? The answer goes back to the Great Depression.
  • Aug 11, 2016