Mar 7, 2012 The exit polls coming out of Super Tuesday primaries show Republican voters are focused on the economy -- even as their candidates sparred over everything from contraception to higher education.
Feb 24, 2012 Michigan is a state known for its unions. But Mitt Romney says employees should be able to opt out of mandatory union dues.
May 3, 2012 The GOP candidates and President Obama all have plans to boost manufacturing, but commentator Robert Reich says they're mostly wishful thinking.
Feb 7, 2012 Congress has passed a bill to fund technology upgrades for the Federal Aviation Administration. But some unions say they lose out under the legislation, which also limits union activity.
Feb 2, 2012 The new law means workers can't be forced to join a union in order to get or keep a job. Proponents say it'll bring more jobs into the state; opponents say it could lead to a decline in working conditions.
Feb 3, 2012 Nevada's unionized workforce could play a huge role in deciding who wins the swing state come November. Professor Ruben Garcia discusses Nevada's union landscape.
Jan 27, 2012 According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics report, 11.8 percent of workers counted themselves amongst the ranks of organized labor in 2011, almost half the number recorded in 1983 -- the first year that data was available.
Elizabeth Wynne Johnson
Jan 20, 2012 The AFL-CIO is broadcasting a new ad campaign aimed at boosting the public image of unions. But unlike in the ads of the past, the union label is conspicuously absent.
Jan 17, 2012 A deal has been considered for years, but now it looks as though the two major industry unions may combine into one powerful force.