Josh Eidelson covers labor as a contributing writer at Salon and In These Times. He is a contributor at The Nation, The American Prospect, Alternet, and Dissent.
After receiving his MA in Political Science from Yale, he spent five years as a union organizer for UNITE HERE in Sacramento, Pittsburgh, and Philadelphia. He is based in New York and Philadelphia. He has spoken on labor and politics in venues including Columbia University, public radio, and MSNBC.
He joins us for a primer on what exactly collective bargaining means. Hard subject made easy.