Union Members

  • Union Membership Plummets To Lowest Level Since The 1930s

    Union Membership Plummets To Lowest Level Since The 1930s

    By Sam Hananel The nation's labor unions suffered sharp declines in membership last year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said Wednesday, led by losses in the public sector as cash-strapped state and local governments laid off workers and -- in some cases -- limited collective bargaining rights. The union... Continue Reading

  • The Best Union In The Country?

    The Best Union In The Country?

    By Nicholas Riccardi The future of the American labor movement may lie just off the Las Vegas Strip, inside a squat building huddled in the shadow of the Stratosphere casino. That's the home of the Culinary Workers Local 226, a fast-growing union of hotel and casino employees that has thrived despite being... Continue Reading