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Organized Labor and Life Without EFCA

Posted in EFCA, Union Organizing, Unions
Over the past ten days, some interesting developments suggest that at least some in organized labor may be thinking about life without EFCA.  The story begins with remarks President Obama made on September 13, while speaking at an event in Virginia.  He answered a question posed by an audience member on the EFCA.  He acknowledged that… Continue Reading

Union Campaign Contributions

Posted in Unions
Much has been written about contributions from corporations to candidates for public office.  That coverage tends to focus more heavily on the spending of corporations. According to data tracked and publicized by the Center for Responsive Politics, however, it would appear that union contributions to political candidates are just as heavy as corporate contributions, at least among the… Continue Reading

Union Approval at All Time Lows

Posted in Unions
A recently released Gallup survey shows that only 52% of Americans approve of unions.  Another 41% indicated that they disapproved of unions.  The approval number is up from 2009, however, when only 48% approved of unions.  The survey has asked the same question since 1936.  This year’s result was the second worst result for unions… Continue Reading