"We are in the middle of an exciting surge in the labor movement. New workers are organizing to take on the boss. If you have been organizing and building momentum, what comes next? We are often told that the next step is to hold a representation election to begin negotiating with the boss. What we do next will test the strength of our fledgling organization to continue organizing on the shop floor and in the community. It will determine how effectively we can wield power to pressure the boss to bargain."
Take a read of "Advice to new labor organizers" in The Chief by Robert Ovetz and Kevin Van Meter here.