November 27, 2018

EP. 84 — What Do Trade Unions Actually Do? with Professor Rebecca Givan

Rebecca Givan is an Associate Professor of  Labor Studies and Employment Relations  at Rutgers University. She joins Jonathan to discuss the ins and outs of trade unions: what they are, how they work, why they’re needed, the benefits and protection they offer members, and much more.

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