The Supreme Court Takes on Unions- Small Businesses Fight for Survival

Samantha Winslow, staff writer and organizer with Labor Notes, discusses how Friedrichs V. California Teachers Association- a case that could nationalize so called ‘right to work’- wound up in front of the Supreme Court and exactly what kind of threat it poses.

Every day a new story comes out about a store being forced to close because their landlord doubles or triples their rent overnight.  Kirsten Theodos, leading advocate for the coalition Take Back NYC and Rohit Prakash, a founder of Townsquared, a social network that allows local businesses to share resources and ideas, discuss their efforts to organize small businesses and fight back, namely through the rent reform bill, the Small Jobs Survival Act.