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What Happened in the Basement?

When most workers in the U.S. want a union, they face harassment by supervisors and intimidation by corporate executives. This video offers a good look at what happens in the basement, for too many U.S. workers.

When most workers in the U.S. want a union, they face harassment by supervisors and intimidation by corporate executives. That's standard operating procedure for companies like T-Mobile US and Verizon Wireless. In recent campaigns by workers at retail stores in Harlem and Brooklyn, N.Y., management went all out to stop workers from making their own choice about having a union. Both corporations even brought in high level executives, including T-Mobile US CEO John Legere, who you might think had other work to do, to intimidate workers about their jobs.

This video offers a good look at what happens in the basement, for too many U.S. workers.