Kate Andrias

Kate Andrias is the Patricia D. and R. Paul Yetter Professor of Law at Columbia Law School. She teaches and writes about labor and constitutional law, with a focus on problems of economic and political inequality.

History Provides Inspiration for a Stronger Alliance Between Labor and Antimonopoly Advocates

Although the antimonopoly neo-Brandeisians and the labor movement share many goals, including a desire to reduce the power of big business, significant tensions exist, such as labor’s past support for mergers when they advance the ability of workers to unionize. Kate Andrias traces the history of labor’s relation with antitrust to show that, despite historical and contemporary tensions, there have also been deep connections between the two movements that show how they can better complement each other in the future.

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