James P. Hoffa and Dick DeVos have vastly differing views of unions, which is why in this heated political climate battles are raging across America over unions in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, California and other states, the two took time to participate in CBS Local Digital Debate.
With the decline of a unionized workforce in this country and growing efforts at union-busting, how is the organized labor movement faring in our region?
A national anti-union movement is trying to reduce the influence of public employees unions, including here in Pennsylvania.
New Jersey’s governor is proposing a new statewide teacher tenure plan, something the teachers’ union says is part of a national movement to break up public unions.
Union membership has dropped steeply since the 1980s, because of forces such as globalization, new technology, and the shift from a manufacturing to a service economy. Now public-sector unions are under attack, too, and the future of organized labor hangs in the balance.
Organized labor in Philadelphia officially entered the “Battle of Wisconsin” today with a boisterous rally across from City Hall.