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  • Will unionization push among retail workers continue in 2022?

    Photo of Robert Bruno, a professor of labor and employment relations at the Urbana campus of the University of Illinois and the director of the Labor Education Program in Chicago.

    The unionization of a Starbucks store is a potential watershed moment for organized labor and reflects changes to the underlying conditions impacting the balance of power between capital and labor, says U. of I. labor expert Robert Bruno.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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  • Editor’s note: To contact Robert Bruno, call 630-487-0013; email bbruno@illinois.edu.