Job insecurity is not a new phenomenon. In fact, their chosen career and ensuing reality can be best summarized in one word: precarious.
For those who survived the financial crisis of 2008 and subsequent recession, the current labor market is akin to the past, only with an increase in public
health crisis that makes the entire situation more risky, exhausting, and downright terrifying. While history is not likely to repeat it,
It's an indication of what's to come.
The Great Recession brought about a labor trend within the United States that was reminiscent of the Great Depression and the subsequent New Deal.
The rise of unions -and Deal. That trend is back with a vengeance in the field of art and is gaining momentum.
Bloomberg Law published a recent report that stated that the rate of the unionization of museum workers in America has skyrocketed in the past three years.
Just last month, workers at the Brooklyn Museum of Art voted to join the union, however, even prior to the pandemic there was an already significant increase in