Judith Stepan-Norris is professor wmerita of sociology at the University of California, Irvine. Her research addresses U.S. labor unions (union density, internal democracy, politics, effectiveness) and gender equity in higher education. She is the co-author of several books about unions, as well as many scholarly articles.
More than 323,000 workers – including nurses, actors, screenwriters, hotel cleaners and restaurant servers – walked off their jobs during the first eight months of 2023. Hundreds of thousands of the employees of delivery giant UPS would have gone on strike, too, had they not reached a last-minute agreement. And nearly 150,000 autoworkers may go […]