Capital & Main’s new series explores the impact of the union avoidance industry, which has only gotten more powerful in recent years.
An estimated 60% of large employers use workplace monitoring tools, some of which can be used to chill organizing.
Thirty years ago, a labor organizer helped convince an anti-union consultant to document his methods.
U.S. companies spend hundreds of millions of dollars per year to ensure workers don’t organize.
Pressure from corporate donors, public relations firms and anti-union consultants has chilled research by labor studies academics.