Union density was 11.1 percent in 2014, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported, but the workforce grew even more.
After 26 years, the federal government plans to end its consent decree and its direct oversight governing the Teamsters. But there are still strings attached.
Union leaders gave President Obama's 2015 State of the Union address generally positive reviews.
Obama, for the first time since he took office six years ago, used his State of the Union Speech last Tuesday to call for new, tougher labor laws to protect worker's rights.
Union members are happier with their lives than nonunion workers. Makes sense, right? Now comes a study that proves it.
"The pact shows the chain recognizes the nurses' devotion to assuring the highest level of quality care for patients as well as protections for the nurses who deliver that care."
After almost eight decades as The Newspaper Guild, delegates to the union's convention voted to officially change its name to The NewsGuild.
Over 3000 marchers and tens of thousands of observers lined up along Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in solidarity with the theme Black Lives Matter.
Overtime pay has increasingly moved to the top of labor's agenda because millions of workers are working overtime and not getting paid for it.
This is another step Teamsters members have taken to move their union away from its sordid past and towards a powerful democratic future.