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Norma Rae Redux

Unions have long been a cornerstone of the Canadian workforce. Their members have been linked to a strong middle class, a generally prosperous and stable economy, increased job security, tax support enough to sustain robust public services and healthy families. 294 more words

Are unions like the dog that caught the car?

Did you ever see one of those old TV cartoons of a dog chasing a car and finally catching a tire, and the sound effects going “flippity-whump, flippity-whump”? 717 more words


Union membership varies a lot between countries

Union membership Finland 69% Sweden 68 Canada 27 UK 26 Japan 19 Australia 19 Germany 18 US 11 Korea 10 Turkey 5 pic.twitter.com/03cRHnbLlH

— Conrad Hackett (@conradhackett) March 28, 2015


Union Membership Statistics in America, Live on C-SPAN's "America by the Numbers" Segment of "Washington Journal"

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2015 /The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau:

The union membership rate of wage and salary workers was 11.1 percent in 2014, down from 20.1 percent in 1983. 125 more words

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Weingarten Fact Check: WI Union Membership

Randi Weingarten, no stranger to half-truths and lies, claimed that AFT has grown in Wisconsin over the last two years on MSNBC last night… 207 more words

Unions Lose Challenge To Michigan Right-To-Work Law

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A judge has rejected a challenge from opponents of Michigan’s right-to-work law who claimed people were illegally locked out of the Capitol when lawmakers debated the legislation in 2012. 95 more words