unions

What ever happened to the glory days of organized labor?

A new study by sociology professors at Harvard and the University of Washington has recently been published, detailing the correlation between the decline of union power/union membership and the rise in income inequality. The study finds that "between 1973 and 2007, when inequality in hourly wages spiked by 40%... union membership for private-sector male workers fell from 34% to 8%."

This week in State Legislation

Read up on what's been happening in state legislatures around the country this week. We give you all the news; the good and the bad, the happy and the sad... as well as the just plain puzzling.

The truth behind Right to Work laws

Michigan is the latest state to start lobbying for Right to Work laws. Here's a look at their coalition's news conference yesterday.

Labor Acronyms: Who are they and what they do

With labor fights happening all over the country, news reports are veritable alphabet soups of the who's-who in labor unions. We break it down for you here!

Governor Snyder is killing the American Dream

Governor Snyder has been going crazy lately...

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