For many corporate leaders, even mentioning the word “union” can spark a negative reaction. But it may be time for that to change. The recent rise of labor organizing across a wide range of industries speaks to a number of trends that aren’t slowing down.
COVID-19 shifted some power away from companies. Office workers are no longer constrained by location and therefore open to new opportunities nationally and maybe even globally in the job market. This seems to have increased competition for employers while making job hunting slightly easier for people due to the decreased friction of job switching.