Labor Relations Radio, Ep. 20—A Primer On How Union Salts and “Moles” Undermine Companies Like Amazon and Others
Union moles, plants and salts have been around for a very long time. Here's what you should know.
Union “salts” or “moles” have been around for a long time.
While they are commonly known in the construction industry, with the uptick in union organizing activity across the country, union “salting”—or the planting of union “moles”—is becoming more commonplace in companies outside the construction industry—like Amazon’s warehouse in Staten Island.
In this episode of Labor Relations Radio, we cover the basics of union “salting” and how union “moles” undermine and unionize companies.
Salon: How Amazon workers turned union-busting "captive audience" meetings against the corporate giant
Intelligencer: The Double Life of an Undercover Union Organizer
Bloomberg: Amazon Warehouse Workers Just Redefined What’s Possible for U.S. Labor
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