Organizing "The Organized"

Early, Steve
http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/08/29/organizing-the-organized/

Publisher:  CounterPunch
Date Written:  29/08/2014
Year Published:  2014  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX16702

For many years, American unions have been trying to “organize of the unorganized” to offset, and, where possible, reverse their steady loss of dues-paying membership. In union circles, a distinction was often made between that "external organizing" – to recruit workers who currently lack collective bargaining rights – and "internal organizing," which involves engaging more members in contract fights and other forms of collective action aimed at strengthening existing bargaining units.

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