27 min

Labor Pains — Unions, Yes‪!‬ Unerased | Black Women Speak

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The global pandemic national lockdown transformed work as we knew it, creating the “great resignation.”

Rewind a few decades, Black workers — especially women — overrepresented in organized labor, reaped tremendous gains that raised wages, protected jobs and fueled the Black middle class of the 20th Century. This episode explores working women, jobs and race from the perspective of advocates on the frontline of organized labor.

The global pandemic national lockdown transformed work as we knew it, creating the “great resignation.”

Rewind a few decades, Black workers — especially women — overrepresented in organized labor, reaped tremendous gains that raised wages, protected jobs and fueled the Black middle class of the 20th Century. This episode explores working women, jobs and race from the perspective of advocates on the frontline of organized labor.

27 min

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