Stories by Brigid O'Farrell

Brigid O’Farrell’s most recent book is She Was One of Us:  Eleanor Roosevelt and the American Worker.  With Betty Freidan she edited Beyond Gender: The New Politics of Work and Family. See        subscribe to Brigid O'Farrell's feed

Posted on: Aug 29, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Will Eleanor Roosevelt's championing of the American worker feature strongly?

Posted on: Jul 2, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Unions help families secure prosperity and opportunity.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2013, Source: AlterNet

In the fight for equality, women in tech can learn from today's labor movement.

Posted on: May 2, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Despite harassment and bias, women are fighting for jobs in skilled trade.

Posted on: Mar 13, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Women at companies should consider spending their time organizing to have a say in their workplace.

Posted on: Dec 7, 2012, Source: AlterNet

A wave of new energy and bravery in recent labor actions is building momentum for a solid labor reform agenda.

Posted on: Aug 30, 2012, Source: AlterNet

If conservatives have their way, there won’t be much of a labor voice by this time next year.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2012, Source: AlterNet

If Congress is allowed to destroy a trusted institution's chances of success, millions of good American jobs will be lost.

Posted on: Jun 12, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Eleanor Roosevelt understood that labor union fights are about giving people a voice -- not about partisan politics.