The Service Employees International Union—one of the country’s largest unions with about 2 million members—has a new rallying cry: “Unions for all.”
SEIU President Mary Kay Henry Aug. 21 launched the Unions for All campaign, which seeks to expand bargaining rights for workers and increase union density.
It builds on the momentum in the SEIU’s Fight for 15 campaign, including newly enacted $15 minimum wages in California and New York. The announcement suggests that the influential Fight for 15 movement—which will continue to exist alongside the new initiative—is entering a new phase that focuses on union density rather than wages....
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