Community unionism in Baltimore and Stamford: Beyond the politics of particularism.

Fine, Janice.

WorkingUSA 4, no. 3 (2000): 59-85.


To achieve the AFL-CIO’s goal of organizing one million new workers each year, unions must develop strategies addressing the changing nature of work. Labor must reach beyond traditional jurisdictional boundaries to develop community-based organizing strategies. The author’s case studies of efforts in Baltimore and Stamford demonstrate the benefits of multiunion alliances with local community organizations, ethnic groups, and religious institutions.

Much of what is available in the Library is publicly available and can be accessed through a link on this website. However, most academic journal articles reside beyond a paywall and only the abstracts are included here.