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.
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 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.
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.
Nov 30, 2011 The National Labor Relations Board is scheduled to take a preliminary vote on speeding up elections to unionize businesses.
Mar 10, 2011 A surprise from China today -- the country said it bought more goods from around the world than it sold. It's called a trade deficit. And China...