Union density was 11.1 percent in 2014, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported, but the workforce grew even more.
The fight for democracy is central to all of our struggles. However, these struggles are separated from the issue of "who controls the wealth" only at our ultimate peril!
A Dec. 22 decision showed that men and women in black robes can yank away what workers win in the executive branch, on Capitol Hill, or at the bargaining table.
The number of unemployed actually rose by 115,000 in November, to 9.11 million, BLS said. But an equal number of workers found jobs, so the rate stayed unchanged.
As the largest Black Friday strikes and protests scheduled for Nov. 28 rapidly approach, the growing calls for change at Walmart continue.
The episode seems silly in retrospect. What was not so silly, however, was the political repression Communists faced.
The Letter Carriers took the unusual step of singling out for support only lawmakers who are strong supporters of postal union members.
"Our newsroom/editorial office erupted with cheers; it felt like winning a Pulitzer, but without the champagne."
In her new book, "What Did You Learn at Work Today? The Forbidden Lessons of Labor Education," Helena Worthen provides a unique blend of theory and practice.
Forty-five percent of Californians in polls have answered that unions do more harm than good. Where do they receive this idea, and how do we change the narrative?