Membership in unions increased by 49,000 from 2010 to 2011, including 15.000 new members in the 16 to 24-year-old range.
More than jobs are back: New polls in Michigan show Obama has jumped ahead of his Republican opponents here.
Union leaders view positively the emphasis President Obama put on economic themes in his State of the Union address, particularly his call for the wealthy to pay their fair share in taxes .
About 200 people including union members and the Occupy movement gathered on the south steps of the Indiana Statehouse recently to voice their outrage over the "right to work" bill.
Several hundred CWA Local 1101 Verizon workers and their supporters rallied Jan. 26 in front of 140 West Street to say, "Settle our contract!"
Members from turning out to Champlin City Hall to learn more about a coming threat: a proposed "right to work" amendment to the Minnesota constitution.
A non-profit fundraiser for the Oregon State Public Interest Research Group and its spinoff group Environment Oregon has fired two workers who helped lead a campaign to unionize.
The tentative agreement may defuse a tense standoff as the Longview dockworkers wage a valiant battle to defend their jobs.
Despite mass opposition to the so-called right to work bill, the Indiana State Senate yesterday approved the measure.
The path to Middle East peace is through good-faith negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, which U.S. President Barack Obama recognizes