Track record added up. The unlikely triumph of the ALU has some Country Email List parallels with the early successes of the United Farm Workers (UFW). As Marshall Ganz, author of Why David Sometimes Wins , has argued , there are times when resources matter less than ingenuity, or what he calls "strategic ability." In truth, the UFW succeeded with Country Email List a shoestring budget and a variety of innovative tactics, while the better-funded efforts of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) to organize farmworkers Country Email List failed. In some ways, the ALU campaign was remarkably conventional.
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This was the group that led the Occupy Wall Street and Black Lives Country Email List Matter movements; more recently, they've been bitten by the unionization bug. Young workers, especially those with higher education, have achieved a number of union wins in recent years among journalists, adjunct professors and graduate students, Country Email List as well as professionals from non-profit organizations and museums. Recent successes in organizing Starbucks staff have also included many young workers with tertiary education. None of those efforts approaches the scale or visibility of Country Email List the Staten Island warehouse election victory. It's tempting to compare that triumph to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) historic 1937 victory in Flint