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A Better Bargain

Greater Voice, Power, and Support to Workers

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A Better Bargain

Greater Voice, Power, and Support to Workers

A Seat at the Table

A Conservative Future for the American Labor Movement

Exchanges

Would Sectoral Bargaining Provide a Better Framework for American Labor Law?

Labor leader David Rolf and American Compass’s Oren Cass discuss the potential for sectoral bargaining in America.

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Policy Proposals

A Better Bargain: Worker Voice and Representation

| Sep 08, 2021

A proposal for improving labor-management relations in the workplace and in the boardroom

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A Seat at the Table

| Sep 06, 2020

A Conservative Future for the American Labor Movement

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News & Commentary

What American Workers Really Want Instead of a Union at Amazon

| Apr 20, 2021

POLITICO—American Compass executive director Oren Cass discusses the failed unionization drive at Amazon’s Bessemer, AL, warehouse and what it says about what kind of support and representation workers actually want.

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America Needs a Conservative Labor Movement

| Sep 17, 2020

WALL STREET JOURNAL—American Compass’s Oren Cass argues that a strong, reformed labor movement has unique potential to advance conservative priorities.

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The Conservative Case for Organized Labor

Sep 08, 2020

NEW YORK MAGAZINE—Eric Levitz interviews American Compass’s Oren Cass about his vision for a pro-worker conservatism.

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American labour unions should stop playing politics

| Sep 05, 2021

FINANCIAL TIMES—American Compass’s Oren Cass discusses the state of American organized labor and what the working class wants from their unions.

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Essays

Workers Are People, Not Widgets: An Epilogue

| Sep 30, 2020

Earlier this month my husband David and I wrote about Alex, a worker at an Ohio-based unionized factory, and the way the union...

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The Quest for Community on Labor Day

| Sep 07, 2020

In its latest public statement, American Compass affirms the enduring importance of organized labor and the need for conservatives to have a stake...

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Dignity to Endure

| Sep 07, 2020

After spending eight years driving four hundred thousand miles to take 60,000 pictures of working class Americans, I could easily write a Labor...

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