Citations with the tag: LABOR unions -- United States

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  • Labor Union Directory.
     // World Almanac & Book of Facts; 2000, p153 

    No abstract available.

  • Legal obstacles to a market for employee representation services.
    Leef, George C. // CATO Journal; Winter90, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p663 

    Discusses the legal obstacles to a market for employee representation services in the United States. Duration of the union's status as exclusive bargaining representative; Restrictions on the flow of information; Prohibition of company-sponsored unions; Establishment of a decision making...

  • Labor's new front lines.
    Talvi, Silja J.A. // Christian Science Monitor; 1/29/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 44, p11 

    Looks at changes in the union movement in 2001 and discusses moves by the AFL-CIO, including urging local unions to reach out more to women, minorities and youth.

  • Unions eye a new window for growth.
    Collins, Clayton // Christian Science Monitor; 1/29/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 44, p11 

    Looks at what traditional union members may have in common with New Economy workers, including a desire to have real input about working conditions and pay.

  • Representation of employees and the role of unions in the United States and Canada: The union...
    Bluestone, Irving // Canada-United States Law Journal; 1990, Vol. 16, p157 

    Focuses on the role of labor unions in the United States. Representation of employees; Employees' demand for a right to voice in the conduct of industry; Background on the labor movement in the United States.

  • Union affiliation of employed wage and salary workers by selected characteristics.
    Bluestone, Irving // Employment & Earnings; Jan1998, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p215 

    Presents information on union affiliation of employed wage and salary workers by selected characteristics in the United States in 1996 and 1997.

  • Union affiliation of employed wage and salary workers by occupation and industry.
    Bluestone, Irving // Employment & Earnings; Jan1998, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p217 

    Presents information on the union affiliation of employed wage and salary workers, by occupation and industry in the United States in 1996 and 1997.

  • Labor takes active overseas approach.
    Bluestone, Irving // Fairfield County Business Journal; 10/20/97, Vol. 36 Issue 42, p19 

    Focuses on the international efforts of United States unions to curb the power of multinational corporations.

  • Today's union leaders.
    Verespej, Michael A. // Industry Week/IW; 7/5/93, Vol. 242 Issue 13, p28 

    States that labor leaders of the 1990s are just as concerned as chief executive officers in the growth of corporate America for more jobs in the United States. Companies ignoring rumblings from labor; Discounting of workers' views as self-serving; Shrinkage in union membership; Business needing...

  • Editorial.
    Meirowitz, Claire; Kershen, Harry // Journal of Collective Negotiations in the Public Sector; 1996, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p1 

    Editorial. Discusses mergers among labor unions in the United States. Celebration of 25 years of publication; Merger agreement between major heavy industry labor unions in the private sector; Presence of factors for consolidation in the public sector.

  • The decline of trade unions has left workers vulnerable.
    Gutowski, Joan B. // Central New Jersey Business; 7/26/95, Vol. 8 Issue 16, p43 

    Comments on the inaction of trade unions on employee reductions. Case of New Jersey's government employees; Historical background of trade unions.

  • American unions join global jet set.
    Scherer, Ron // Christian Science Monitor; 8/12/96, Vol. 88 Issue 180, p9 

    No abstract available.

  • Becoming Shop Stewards: Perspectives on Gender and Race in Ten Trade Unions.
    Roby, Pamela A. // Labor Studies Journal; Fall95, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p65 

    Examines how workers become union stewards and the influence of gender and race in the process. Underrepresentation of women and minorities in trade union leadership; Suggestions for increasing the participation of women and minorities in union leadership.

  • Labor's new day?
    Roby, Pamela A. // Commonweal; 9/8/95, Vol. 122 Issue 15, p5 

    Discusses the union movement in the United States. Signs of energy in the union movement; Reasons for the decline in power of unions; Complacency of union leaders.

  • Union activities.
    Roby, Pamela A. // Monthly Labor Review; Oct95, Vol. 118 Issue 10, p47 

    Presents developments related to labor unions in the United States. Election of Thomas R. Donahue as president of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations; Planned merger of the United Automobile Workers, United Steelworkers of America and the International...

  • Union members: Who they are, where they work, and what they earn.
    Roby, Pamela A. // Monthly Labor Review; May96, Vol. 119 Issue 5, p42 

    Presents a profile of union members in the United States in 1995. Percentage of the country's wage and salary employees who belong to unions or employee associations; Membership by sex, race or as fulltime or part-time employees; Members by industry and occupation.

  • Union relevance in a competitive economy.
    Fischer, Ben // Executive Report; Aug94, Vol. 12 Issue 12, p12 

    Editorial. Discusses the importance of unions and similar organizations for employees. Relationship with management; Protection of interests of employees; Social implications of unions.

  • Unions still battle for foothold.
    Francis, David R. // Christian Science Monitor; 9/13/99, Vol. 91 Issue 201, p20 

    Focuses on the status of trade unions in America as of September, 1999.

  • Why be union?
    Volyn, Kari // Wenatchee Business Journal; Jan95, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p26 

    Reports on the benefits of hiring union tradesmen. Services given by unions; Comparison of wages between union and non-union tradesmen. INSETS: Glass company sees way clear to go union.;At over $20 an hour, union carpenters mostly used on...

  • Badge of honor.
    Gray, James // Business Journal Serving Southern Tier, CNY, Mohawk Valley, Fing; 9/02/96, Vol. 10 Issue 18, p4 

    Comments on organized labor. Refusal of a representative from the Central New York Labor Council to appear in a forum together with the author as a badge of honor for the author; Beginning of the author's opposition to organized labor; Organized labor's opposition to the Teamwork for Employees...

  • Labor's new assault.
    Worsham, James; Holzinger, Albert G. // Nation's Business; Jun97, Vol. 85 Issue 6, p16 

    Discusses labor unions in the United States in 1997. Labor's aim as being to increase union membership and increase political power throughout the country; The national implications of the battle in Las Vegas between construction companies and the Building Trades Organization Project; The...

  • Mandatory union dues.
    Reynolds, Morgan O. // Vital Speeches of the Day; 06/15/97, Vol. 63 Issue 17, p531 

    Presents a speech by the director, Criminal Justice Center, National Center for Policy Analysis, delivered to the Subcommittee on Employer-Employee Relations Committee on Education and the Workforce, U.S. House of Representatives, on March 18, 1997, about the political agendas of employee's...

  • Labor Union Directory.
    Reynolds, Morgan O. // World Almanac & Book of Facts; 2001, p170 

    Presents a list of the major labor unions in the United States, as of October 2000. Actors and Artists of America, Associated; Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union; Communications Workers of America; Farm Workers of America; Graphic Communications...

  • Labor Union Directory.
    Reynolds, Morgan O. // World Almanac & Book of Facts; 2002, p147 

    Presents a list of the major labor unions in the United States, as of October 2001. Actors and Artists of America, Associated; Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union; Communications Workers of America; Farm Workers of America; Graphic Communications...

  • Labor Union Directory.
    Reynolds, Morgan O. // World Almanac & Book of Facts; 2003, p149 

    Presents a list of the major labor unions in the United States, as of October 2001. Actors and Artists of America, Associated; Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union; Communications Workers of America; Farm Workers of America; Graphic Communications...

  • Labor Union Directory.
    Reynolds, Morgan O. // World Almanac & Book of Facts; 2004, p149 

    Presents a list of the major labor unions in the United States, as of October 2003. Actors and Artists of America, Associated; Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union; Communications Workers of America; Farm Workers of America; Graphic Communications...

  • $5 for Fight Fund receives largest single union donation from Laborers Local 110.
    Reynolds, Morgan O. // Southern Illinois Labor Tribune; 8/2/2012, Vol. 75 Issue 52, p1 

    The article reports that the latest five U.S. dollars donations of 20,000 U.S. dollars from Laborers Local 110 is the largest single union donation.

  • Yes, union.
    Shulman, Beth // American Prospect; Nov/Dec96, Issue 29, p77 

    Discusses the roles of a strong labor unions in addressing stagnant living standards and rising inequality in the United States. Forced business to share their profits with their employees; Creation of a middle class; Government-led assault on unions in the 1980s; Anti-union corporate...

  • The new left takes over American unions.
    Kotkin, Joel // American Enterprise; May/Jun97, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p58 

    Discusses about labor unions in the United States. Implication of the penetration of labor by 1960s radicals; West as the primary battlefield for labor's future; How labor's leftward course poses serious problems.

  • The union onion.
    Gray, James // Business Journal Serving Southern Tier, CNY, Mohawk Valley, Fing; 6/10/96, Vol. 10 Issue 12, p4 

    Comments on the state of unionism in the United States. Lessons from the ridiculous demands of union workers in France; Onslaught of union activism; Concerns on American Federation of Labor & Congress of Industrial Organizations President John Sweeney's political agenda.

  • Labor intensive.
    Gibeaut, John // ABA Journal; Feb97, Vol. 83 Issue 2, p42 

    Discusses difficulties for courts in the United States in determining the rights of union to distribute handbills discouraging people from shopping in nonunion stores. Union activities on private properties; Definition of public forum; Restrictions on unions' ability to complain directly to...

  • Unions of the world unite.
    Kosterlitz, Julie // National Journal; 5/16/98, Vol. 30 Issue 20, p1134 

    Evaluates the degree of cooperation established by unions in the United States (US). Unions in the US; Effect of consolidations among local and foreign unions; Priorities of trade unions in the US.

  • Labor unions 'bad' for Navajos.
    DONOVAN, BILL // Navajo Times; 10/18/2012, Vol. 51 Issue 42, pA-6 

    The article informs that Labor unions are not good for Navajo Nation due to the reservation policies.

  • INDIAN SUMMER FOR BIG LABOR.
    Dumaine, Brian // Fortune; 12/27/1993, Vol. 128 Issue 16, p18 

    Discusses some big problems that face unions in the United States. President Bill Clinton's request in late November to AMR's American Airlines to sit down and work out a settlement with its striking flight attendants; Other company's facing labor negotiations; Decrease in union membership; More.

  • Big labor is big sellout to Democratic Party.
    Huffington, Arianna // Human Events; 11/01/96, Vol. 52 Issue 41, p11 

    Alleges that the American labor union supports the re-election bid of Bill Clinton for 1996. Issues presented by the Federation of Labor and the Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) to be addressed by the president; Allegation that Clinton has abandoned the cause of the unions;...

  • Unions are trying a new strategy.
    Aichele, Richard O. // Business News New Jersey; 6/26/96, Vol. 9 Issue 13, p1 

    Reports on developments related to labor unions in the United States. Rebuilding of membership rolls; Emphasis on worker productivity and competitiveness; Awareness of business growth issues.

  • MAD AS HELL.
    Snyder, Jim // Hill; 3/18/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 31, p16 

    The article reports on the plan of several labor group in the U.S. including the Service Employees International Union, Change to Win, and Jobs for Justice to sponsor a series of protest at banks after the American International Group Inc. received federal aid from the U.S. government.

  • How's your political I.Q.?
    Snyder, Jim // Human Events; 08/22/97, Vol. 53 Issue 32, p10 

    Presents an quiz related to trade unions in the United States. Includes the elective office which James P. Hoffa, son of legendary Teamster president, ran for unsuccessfully; Former United Auto Workers president who received a presidential appointment after his tenure was over.

  • Financial and Political Resources of Nine Major Public Sector Unions in the 1980's.
    MASTERS, MARICK F.; ATKIN, ROBERT S. // Journal of Labor Research; Winter96, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p183 

    Current research offers two potentially competing perspectives on union strength: membership and financial/political resources. We update and broaden the research on the financial and political resources of nine major public sector unions in the U.S. by reporting these unions' financial assets,...

  • The Changing Determinants of U.S. Unionism: An Analysis Using Worker-Level Data.
    BENDER, KEITH A. // Journal of Labor Research; Summer97, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p403 

    In contrast to much of the literature examining the decline of trade unions in the United Stales, I examine the decline from the perspective of the individual employee. Worker-level data combined with industry-level data for the years 1972 and 1987 are used to investigate the decline. The...

  • The Impact of Changing Union Density in Earnings Inequality: Evidence from the Private and Public Sectors.
    ASHER, MARTIN A.; DeFINA, ROBERT H. // Journal of Labor Research; Summer97, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p425 

    The degree of inequality in U.S. earnings has varied considerably over the past 20 years, including a dramatic, much documented rise since 1980. We examine empirically how changes in union density have contributed to these trends, using Current Population Survey data for 1977 and 1992....

  • Trends evolve in union membership.
    Khorey, David; Palmer, Greg // Grand Rapids Business Journal; 1/22/96, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p14 

    Reports on developments related to labor unions in the United States. Decline in union membership; Unions' efforts to reverse the decline in membership.

  • Labor confronts the end of unionism.
    Troy, Leo // USA Today Magazine; May95, Vol. 123 Issue 2600, p24 

    Focuses on unionism in the United States. Government stance toward labor unions; Efforts to facilitate union organizing; Decline of private-sector unionism; Expansion of public-sector unionism; Indications that the old order in collective bargaining has passed; Market competition; Structural...

  • Unions arise--with new tricks.
    Church, George J.; Baumohl, Bernard // Time; 6/13/1994, Vol. 143 Issue 24, p56 

    Looks at new union vigor across the United States. Total union membership rose 200,000 in 1993, the first rise in 14 years. Militance in membership on the rise; Expectations of strikes as workers rebel against job eliminations; Strikes against Allegheny Ludlum and Leslie Fay Cos.;...

  • NOTEBOOK.
    Booker, Simeon // Ebony; Oct1974, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p32 

    The article discusses the leadership of William E. Pollard in the civil rights department of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) in the U.S.

  • Are labor unions in danger of losing their leadership position in safety.
    Sprigener, James B.; Hodson, Stanley J. // Professional Safety; Dec97, Vol. 42 Issue 12, p37 

    Presents information on Labor unions in the United States focusing of behavior-based safety. Details on the behavior method of the unions; Discussion on the behavior based union training; How these approaches worked for the unions.

  • Union action.
    Littman, Margaret // Crain's Chicago Business; 10/06/97, Vol. 20 Issue 40, p58 

    Presents various issues as they relate to trade unions in the United States. Details on contract negotiations between the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and union musicians; Information that United Airline company's flight attendants approved a 10 year contract with the company; Indepth look at the...

  • A view from the bottom.
    Cramer, Dale // Industry Week/IW; 6/5/95, Vol. 244 Issue 11, p26 

    Focuses on issues affecting labor unions and management relations. Restoring a health work relationship by unilateral disarmament; Facilitating change through a mutualistic environment; Commitment to real communication.

  • Unions in the Twenty-First Century.
    Bonior, David // Challenge (05775132); Sep/Oct97, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p77 

    Lists suggestions for the labor unions in United States in order to prosper. Ways in which the labor movement has helped connect people to politics; Role of unions; Tactics needed by labor to meet the challenges in organizing unions.

  • What union resurgence?
    Poe, Randall; Courter, Carol Lee // Across the Board; May97, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p5 

    Examines the number of American workers that were unionized in 1996 according to government data. Situation of unions that has not changed over the last decade in the United States; Private sector workers' view on union membership.

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