About Cynthia Strathmann

Cynthia recently joined LAANE and its Green Buildings, Good Jobs project. Before coming to LAANE she worked on a variety of research projects, focusing particularly on health and work issues. Topics she has studied include health disparities, patient Internet use, health clinic clerical workers, labor consultants, organizing campaigns and ideology, and the Los Angeles living wage.

Labor Day News of the WEIRD

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Cynthia Strathmann: As rates of unionization have fallen, so has compensation. One might expect unions to be all the rage with anyone who ever put in a hard day’s work. But this is not always the case, particularly in the United States.

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