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Workers’ Rights Institute Executive Director Mark Gaston Pearce presents opening testimony at a House Committee on Education and Labor hearing. Photo courtesy of the Committee.

Workers’ Rights Institute Director Testifies at Congressional Hearing on Labor Organizing

September 21, 2022 Labor Law Faculty

Union activity is currently surging in the United States. Efforts to organize workers at large companies like Starbucks and Amazon have captured imaginations and dominated the headlines for months. According to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), in the first three quarters of the current fiscal year, union representation petition filings rose 58% over last year.