The rise and current decline of organized labor in America: How unions lost touch with the workplace and their own members. Follow our 5-chapter series.

Chapter I:

Big Labor's identity crisis


Chapter II:

Unions and the Democratic Party


Chapter III:

Right to work vs. card check: Unions face challenges


Chapter IV:

Forced unionism: The SEIU and Illinois home health care workers


Chapter V:

Employee Rights Act defines efforts to reinvent the union


Series credits

Written by

Sean Higgins

Senior Writer
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Edited by

Charles Hoskinson

Deputy Opinion Editor
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Graphics by

Chris Henderson

Designer
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