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Open-source unionism

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Open-source unionism

Open-source unionism is a term coined by academics

The idea was popularized in a June 2004 article for The Nation and more completely elaborated on in an earlier piece in the Spring 2002 issue of the academic journal WorkingUSA.

See also

  • Freelancers Union - A non-profit organization in the United States that represents the needs and concerns of the independent workforce through advocacy, information, and service.


  • Freeman, Richard B. & Joel Rogers. 2004. "A Proposal to American Labor." The Nation, June 24, 2002 issue.
  • "Open Source Unionism: Beyond Exclusive Collective Bargaining, WorkingUSA

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