Jane Slaughter

Jane Slaughter started working with Labor Notes in 1979, eventually serving as editor and director. She is the author of Concessions and How To Beat Them and co-author, with Mike Parker, of Choosing Sides: Unions and the Team Concept and Working Smart: A Union Guide to Participation Programs and Reengineering. Her work has appeared in The Nation, The Progressive, In These Times, and Monthly Review, among others. She covers Teamsters, auto, and the UE.

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Where will the next big movement come from? Fights in the workplace can be the training ground. (Photo: OUR Walmart) Views
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
How to Fan the Flames
We troublemakers keep hoping for the spark that will set a wildfire of workers in motion. The worse our situation gets—economically, politically, ecologically—the more we yearn for a vast movement to erupt and transform the landscape. It’s not impossible. Look at 1937, when workplace occupations...
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Friday, February 28, 2014
Organizers Worth Their Salt
Bosses hate a salt—a pro-union worker who’s taken a job with the intent to organize.
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Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Billionaire Launches Campaign to Slash Social Security
Why does a billionaire want to take away your Social Security benefits? Peter Peterson is 84 years old. He's old enough to relax and enjoy the fruits of the years he was well paid for managing other rich people's money. Why is he spending his fortune to convince politicians they should ruin the average guy's retirement?
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