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Romney pushes right-to-work in Michigan

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.
Posted In: Mitt Romney, Michigan, right-to-work, unions

The return of manufacturing?

Feb 22, 2012
The GOP candidates and President Obama all have plans to boost manufacturing, but commentator Robert Reich says they're mostly wishful thinking.
Posted In: manufacturing, unions, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Barack Obama

FAA funding bill limits labor unions

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.
Posted In: airline industry, unions, FAA

What role will Nevada's unions play in the election?

Feb 2, 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.
Posted In: Nevada, Las Vegas, unions

Indiana becomes right-to-work state

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.
Posted In: unions, Indiana, right-to-work, labor

Who's in the union?

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.
Posted In: unions

AFL-CIO takes the 'union' out of the ads

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.
Posted In: advertising, unions

Hollywood unions on the verge of a merger

Jan 17, 2012
The proposed merger would combine the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, or AFTRA.
Posted In: unions, Screen Actors Guild, hollywood

SAG, AFTRA unions could soon join forces

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.
Posted In: hollywood, unions, Screen Actors Guild

Resurgent labor unions in Ohio could tip presidential race

Jan 4, 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.
Posted In: unions, collective bargaining rights, Ohio

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