"If the fast food workers achieve tangible results, it could transform low-wage fast food and retail in the same way that the United Auto Workers (UAW) and other unions helped to transform manufacturing during the 1930s. Their efforts, combined with the stimulative impact of World War II, helped birth a new American middle class and an organized labor Golden Age."
So can they? In light of what happened to Detroit, do we even want a revival of labor unions?
Can the fast food strikes revive American labor unions?