Can Unions Find a Strategy For Labor Market Strength?


  • Stanley Aronowitz,

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    • Stanley Aronowitz is Professor of Sociology at City University of New York, where he also directs the Center for Cultural Studies.

  • Jonathan Cutler

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    • Jonathan Cutler, the founding staff organizer of Scholars, Writers and Artists for Social Justice (SAWSJ), will join the faculty of Wesleyan University this fall.


Shorter working time could boost labor's bargaining power. It would tighten labor markets without the exclusivist results of craft unionism, nativism, racism, and sexism.