|Title||Representing Worker Interests: Past, Present, and Future|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2015|
|Journal||Social Service Review|
|Pagination||393 - 406|
|Keywords||benefits, employee voice, labor organization, labor standardss, stagnant wages, unionization, wages, workers’ groups|
Although productivity and employment are rising in the United States, many US workers continue to suffer from stagnant wages and poor benefits. This essay reviews three books about the state of labor organization, both through formal unions and informal workers’ groups, in the United States and globally. It concludes with some suggestions of ways to increase employee voice and raise labor standards.