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Director Essentials: Unionization on the Rise: What Boards Should Know

By NACD Staff


Employee Relations Talent Oversight
After a long decline, unions are back in the spotlight. This renewed interest can be credited to a surge in labor organizing at high-profile companies such as Amazon, Starbucks, and Apple—companies and industries where unions have had little success organizing in the past.

With a tight job market, a pro-union president, public support at an all-time high, and employees having the upper hand following a turbulent three years living through a pandemic, a resurgence of unions should not be a surprise. 

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