Publication Date

Spring 2008


[Excerpt] In spite of the criticisms, there can be little doubt that labor’s campaigns to achieve and enforce neutrality agreements offer hope that the long-term decline in union density actually can be reversed. A high-profile example of a strategic blend of bargaining and organizing demonstrates the potential of this approach.


Suggested Citation
Hurd, R. W. (2008). Neutrality agreements: Innovative, controversial, and labor’s hope for the future [Electronic version]. New Labor Forum, 17(1), 35-45.

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