By a worker in the hospitality industry in Virginia….. I have spent my entire working life in the restaurant industry. From dishwasher, busboy, to chef, I have done it all. No matter what position I have been in, or what restaurant I have been in, the situation is always the same. The workers are disorganized, … Continue reading A Union for Hospitality Workers?
Peter Johnson, Worker-Correspondent Virginia has been a notoriously anti-worker and anti-union state from its inception. The home-base of the slaveocracy and the Confederacy still lives up to this shameful reputation. In 2022, union members accounted for only a microscopic 3.7 percent of all wage and salary workers in Virginia. The Virginia rate of unionization is … Continue reading Union Busting in the Tidewater Region