On January 27, 2012, the Bureau of Labor Statistics of
the U.S. Department of Labor issued its report on union membership for
2011. It concluded that the percentages and numbers for 2011 was largely
unchanged from those for 2010. The overall "union membership rate" - that
is the percent...
Last year I wrote a post entitled The Employer's Bill of Rights . It remains one of the
most read and most commented-upon posts in the five-year history of this blog.
In that post, I argued that employers need certain protections from the litany
of workplace rights enjoyed by employees. Many of...
The number of American workers grew by 2.4 million in
2012. But fewer of them were members of a union. In fact, the national union
membership rate fell last year to its lowest level in nearly a century. And
there's no shortage of reasons for that decline.
Union membership in the United States...