2021: Year of Union Power

2021 was a year marked by “the new normal.” As the world continued to navigate the throes of the COVID-19 pandemic, workers once again found themselves navigating uncharted territory when it came to workplace safety and other longstanding issues exacerbated by the pandemic. This, in addition to rising demands for equitable labor, solidified a new normal that is here to stay in the cultural sector: union power.

From strong contract wins to organizing victories, check out CWU’s 2021 year of union power below*: