Rich Yeselson

veteran union researcher and journalist

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Veteran union researcher who worked in the labor movement for 23 years, he now writes about unions for various publications, including the American Prospect, Democracy and Politico

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In Miami today, Walmart workers became the latest participants in a week of labor actions scheduled to culminate on Black Friday.

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In Miami today, Walmart workers became the latest participants in a week of labor actions scheduled to culminate on Black Friday.

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