—Jane McAlevey, Union Organizer/Scholar/Author/Political Commentator
In a notorious right-to-work state, the employees of the Tar Heel Smithfield meatpacking plant had the odds stacked against them. The megacorporation enlisted numerous underhanded methods to try to prevent workers from organizing and securing basic rights. But after a protracted 20-year struggle, the union finally persevered. Narrated by the inimitable Danny Glover, Union Timeis sure to be a touchstone for labor movements for years to come, highlighting in great detail the methods and processes by which workers were able to achieve their goals.