He explained to me that the American Rights at Work
group he now heads addresses the same kinds of issues faced by the membership of the NWU, but his work is now applied more broadly--to all types of workers, not just authors.
David Bonior is the chair of American Rights at Work, a Washington D.C.-based organization that advocates for the freedom of workers to organize unions and bargain collectively with employers.
American Rights at Work commissioned the University of Illinois at Chicago to update these numbers, focusing on organizing in the Chicago area.
labor movement (through new initiatives such as American Rights at Work
) and networks of women and child-advocacy organizations are recognizing the potential power of the international human-rights agenda and mechanisms.
A MAJORITY OF EMPLOYERS AGGRESSIVELY use both legal and illegal anti-union tactics during union representation elections overseen by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), according to a December report, conducted by the University of Illinois at Chicago's Center for Urban Economic Development and commissioned by American Rights at Work.
"Employer interference continues to be off the charts with devastating consequences for workers," said former Member of Congress and American Rights at Work Chair David Bonior.