Category Archives: Unions

Gallup: Americans Approve of Labor Unions, Right to Work Laws

Results of a recent Gallup survey suggest that a slim majority of Americans, 53 percent, approve of labor unions. Although more Americans approve than disapprove of unions, they also widely support right-to-work laws.… Read the rest

AFSCME Offers Resources from 41st Annual Conference

In July 2014, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees AFL-CIO (AFSCME) held its 41st International Convention in Chicago. If you were unable to attend the conference, you might find the resources from workshops useful. In addition to listening to some of the speeches that were made during the conference, you can also view videos and photos. For additional details on the conference, visit the following pages:

AFSCME is the nation’s largest union … Read the rest

Collective Bargaining for Paternity Leave

Every day, families make difficult choices about how they will provide both emotional and financial support for their dependents. Work in Progress, the official blog of the U.S. Department of Labor, highlights the first White House Summit on Working Families and the role of unions in achieving parity in parental leave.… Read the rest