Nation Topics - Unions
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Some 57 million nonunion workers in the United States say they would
form a union tomorrow if given the chance, according to new poll
conducted in February by Peter D. Hart and Associates.
"We have to change the AFL-CIO,"
Massive resources are at stake in the debate roiling the AFL-CIO's Las Vegas summit.
Labor debates its future.
What unions did right--and wrong--in the 2004 election.
On September 29 in San Francisco, 4,000 hotel employees--all members of the newly merged union UNITE HERE--walked out on strike or were locked out of their workplaces after their contracts expire
After bloody battles for desegregation, blacks in Memphis are still behind.
There are bigger American unions, but none that are feistier organizers than HERE (hotel and restaurant workers) and UNITE (historically garment and textile workers).
The New School University is one of Manhattan's most storied progressive institutions. But don't tell that to the people who work there.
Taking privatization to extremes, a new law ends the public sector as we knew it.