[Excerpt] Labor-community resistance to shutdowns has upset the script written by Big Business for American Labor, a script that called for unions to passively accept capital flight, community abandonment and union-busting. Breaking out of traditional collective bargaining "servicing" molds, unions are joining coalitions, mobilizing their members, employing financial consultants, and deploying novel legal tactics and public relations to stop shutdowns.
"Tax, Bonds, and Videotape: Rewriting the Script On Shutdowns,"
Labor Research Review: Vol. 1
, Article 12.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/lrr/vol1/iss19/12