All workers shall have the right to organize for purposes of collective representation and bargaining.
Americans are fond of the idea of upward mobility, although in truth we now rank at or near the bottom for class mobility among developed nations. This wasn’t always true. The decline in American upward mobility has been a direct result of the attack on unions that we’ve witnessed since the dawn of the Reagan Revolution. No longer is there is a prescribed path to financial stability for those willing to work. In our union-busting political economy, you can work harder than ever and be just as poor as you started out.
We say we value hard work. Amendment XIX assures that the walk the talk.