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John Borsos, secretary-treasurer, National Union of Healthcare Workers
Sacramento Business Journal

John Borsos hopes labor history is about to repeat itself. Secretary-treasurer at the National Union of Healthcare Workers, Borsos wrote his doctoral thesis on how a sharp decline for the labor movement in the 1920s gave way to an upsurge in strike activity and organizing in the 1930s. Organized labor has taken hits in recent years, as unionized industries face steep competitive challenges and public-sector unions face fights to retain collective bargaining rights amid state budget deficits.