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 The proposed merger would combine the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, or AFTRA.
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.
Jan 12, 2012 Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels discusses his state’s new agreement for regulating and working with Amazon over sales taxes. The online retailer has been in dispute with a few states over collecting sales taxes.
Jan 27, 2012 Supporters and foes of collective bargaining rights will spend big on the presidential race in Ohio. Labor unions claim the issue has rallied their members.
Dec 28, 2011 The National Labor Relations Board is about to lose the ability to enforce the nation's labor laws. On Dec. 31st, three of the five seats on the Board will become vacant. Without a quorum, the NLRB cannot decide cases.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Dec 28, 2011 A strike by the union representing office building workers hasn't happened in more than a decade, but Occupy Wall Street and the 99 percent mentality have given union members more confidence lately.
Feb 2, 2012 The administration's proposal could help a growing industry retain workers. But some say high labor costs could limit care for the elderly and disabled.