Labor and Employment Studies Professor John Logan's editorial article on anti-union campaigns published by Truthout

Professor John Logan discussed worker protests and anti-union efforts by employers in response to working conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

As workers at Amazon, Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, and other essential companies organize to demand better protection in the workplace, employers are hiring anti-union firms to stop unionization attempts. "One leading union avoidance law firm likened unions to a “virus” and recommended anti-union actions to “inoculate” new employees against the threat of unionization," Logan said. Grocery stores are not the only workplaces affected, however - Logan noted that "Even at hospitals preparing for the pandemic, anti-union consultants have forced nurses to attend captive audience meetings."

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