Insights Blog

A report by SCEPA researcher Bridget Fisher and co-author Flávia Leite analyzes New York State’s proposal to redevelop Penn Station using a version of value capture financing.

In all the excitement about the crack in Amazon and Starbucks’ anti-union armor as workers post big union wins, one might think that labor power in America is rising. But unionization is just one of 10 indicators of worker bargaining power—and of these, only five show worker power is up.

 

Why does worker power matter? It depends on whom you ask.