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Video: Another Example of Uniting and Winning

June 11, 2014 By Briana Johnson, Video Production Specialist

The recent victory by the Twin Cities group Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en la Lucha (CTUL) in gaining stronger rights for their work in Target stores sends a strong single to other low wage workers. When people unite, use labor law to their advantage, and have a robust public presence, they can overcome seemingly insurmountable odds. It was a four-year struggle for CTUL, but their advancements with Target provides a roadmap for fast food workers, other custodial workers, and those marginalized by the changing economy.


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