Black Workers Could Save Dying Unions
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Black Workers Could Save Dying Unions

J. Weston Phippen, THE NATIONAL JOURNAL   (The National Journal) — As the country added…

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Los Angeles Becomes Latest US City to Favor $15 Minimum Wage
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Los Angeles Becomes Latest US City to Favor $15 Minimum Wage

ROBERT JABLON, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles is the latest and biggest…

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‘Right-to-Work’ Laws Depress Union and Non-Union Wages
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‘Right-to-Work’ Laws Depress Union and Non-Union Wages

  By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Despite what the defenders…

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As the Rich Get Richer, Unions Are Poised for Comeback
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As the Rich Get Richer, Unions Are Poised for Comeback

  (Bloomberg) — After years of avoiding confrontation, the U.S. labor movement is reasserting itself.…

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Supreme Court Seeks to Gut Labor Unions
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Supreme Court Seeks to Gut Labor Unions

By Bill Fletcher Jr. NNPA Columnist The Supreme Court’s decision in the case of Harris v…

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Court: Public Union Can’t Make Nonmembers Pay Fees
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Court: Public Union Can’t Make Nonmembers Pay Fees

Sam Hananel, ASSOCIATED PRESS   WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court dealt a blow to…

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Are Labor Unions Too Strong?
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Are Labor Unions Too Strong?

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist   The other day I found myself engaged in…

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Union Membership Falls to Lowest Percentage in 76 Years
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Union Membership Falls to Lowest Percentage in 76 Years

(Reuters) – The percentage of workers belonging to unions tumbled to 11.3 percent in 2012,…

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