Despite decades of attacks, workers and unions continue to organize and bargain to improve their workplaces and communities. Workers also are engaging in innovative forms of organizing - and transforming their organizations - to build power in the face of new challenges.
On the eve of his retirement in 2001, Minnesota AFL-CIO President Bernard Brommer was interviewed by his longtime friend and co-worker, Bill Moore. He reflected on his experiences in the labor movement and shared his thoughts on issues facing working families.
Workers are organizing through unions and other organizations to improve their lives. Union representation provides a voice on the job and the opportunity to improve wages, benefits and working conditions.