Thousands of workers at Amazon warehouses and Starbucks stores across the country have voted to unionize in recent months, potentially reversing decades of declining union membership in the U.S. This video takes a close look at the history of unions in postwar America, examining the reasons why service industries largely stayed unorganized and how that could change in the coming years.
- Why did union membership start to decline in the 1970s and 1980s?
- Do you think U.S. legislators should make it easier for Americans to unionize their workplace? Why or why not?