January

AFL-CIO prez: Labor must reach out to survive

DETROIT - Saying the labor movement has become too small and too inward-looking to defeat corporate power by itself, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka told the Auto Workers legislative conference that unions must build wider coalitions to achieve their legislative and political goals.

NLRB gives strong backing to majority sign-up

By a 2-1 vote, the National Labor Relations Board has given strong written support to the use of "majority sign-up" for union recognition.

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How to read those December unemployment figures

The nation's unemployment rate declined 0.4 percent in December but only because unprecedented numbers have dropped out of the workforce altogether.

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2010: Labor wins some, loses some

Labor posted some wins — and losses — in 2010.