Wisconsin State Capitol - protest against the anti-union bill (2010)
OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR Crippling the Right to Organize
By WILLIAM B. GOULD IVUnless something changes in Washington, American workers will, on New Year's Day, effectively lose their right to be represented by a union. If this nightmare comes to pass, it will represent the culmination of three decades of Republican resistance to the board -- an unwillingness to recognize the fundamental right of workers to band together, if they wish, to seek better pay and working conditions.
Published: December 16, 2011