Unions are getting weaker. Legislation passed in Wisconsin in 2011, and Michigan in 2012 struck at the heart of their traditional member base. Even more threatening, says labor leader and author Bill Fletcher Jr., the general public no longer understands or supports organized labor. On this edition, Progressive Radio’s Matthew Rothschild interviews author Bill Fletcher Jr. about why working Americans and unions have lost touch with one another and what might be done to turn that around.

Producers: Andrew Stelzer, George Lavender
Host: Andrew Stelzer
Contributing Producers: Liz DiNovella, Matthew Rothschild
Executive Director: Lisa Rudman
Development Manager: Juanita Carroll Young
Production Intern: Lisa Bartfai, Salima Hamirani, Eryn Mathewson
Web Editor: Irene Florez
Organizational Volunteers: Dan Turner, Alton Byrd and Barbara Barnett

ON Making Contact | August 1, 2013 | 12:30 pm

Demystifying Unions with Bill Fletcher Jr.

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Unions are getting weaker. Legislation passed in Wisconsin in 2011, and Michigan in 2012 struck at the heart of their traditional member base. Even more threatening, says labor leader and author Bill Fletcher Jr., the general public no longer understands or supports organized labor. On this edition, Progressive Radio’s Matthew Rothschild interviews author Bill Fletcher Jr. about why working Americans and unions have lost touch with one another and what might be done to turn that around.

Producers: Andrew Stelzer, George Lavender
Host: Andrew Stelzer
Contributing Producers: Liz DiNovella, Matthew Rothschild
Executive Director: Lisa Rudman
Development Manager: Juanita Carroll Young
Production Intern: Lisa Bartfai, Salima Hamirani, Eryn Mathewson
Web Editor: Irene Florez
Organizational Volunteers: Dan Turner, Alton Byrd and Barbara Barnett

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